Somehow it looks like I haven’t reviewed this yet despite halfway thru the batch and possibly my favorite ever Pinot?? Powerful fruit on the nose but far more nuanced on the palate - superb expression of the grape. More recent vintages no worse for the (lack of) wear. Buy up anything connected to Brian Loring — 3 months ago
Overwhelming bee pollen, a sweet rawness in the bouquet. Clementines. The childhood memory of the fragrance of running through an unkempt garden. Rose thorns.
Intense minerality. Limestone. Soil that births luscious fruit. The musk of nature, starting with a tangerine envelope of flavor and ending with a distinct pungency of grapefruit.
First had this at Loring Place in the West Village. Love it at home, too. — 2 years ago
Love anything Loring…this one is OTH but not so far over as to be undrinkable…can taste the perfect bones under the barnyard/funk — 3 months ago
Another excellent Loring Pinot…this one Sierra Mar vs earlier Gary’s vineyard…clear vs the Gary’s being muddy, straight up cherry on the nose but still refined, solid fruit but not overwhelming. — a year ago
Beautiful honey aroma. Lavender.
Pale ale color.
Recommended by the Somm who said he begged his boss to get it on the menu. He described it as a wine that the snobs love to hate, but that is super idiosyncratic with this varietal, which just made me want to get it for us even more.
Date night with bae (at Loring Place) means we must have orange wine, so we settled on this one.
Nice bubbles, balances with a pleasant acidity. Nice tart finish. Bee pollen. Wildflowers and orange zest. — 2 years ago