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2010 Littorai Pinot Noir Les Larmes
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Community Tasting Notes 26
Djfermentation Likes this wine: (93 points)
November 22, 2014 - A beautiful, classic pinot with notes of spiramint and sage on the nose and red berry fruits on the palate. Medium bodied and very nicely balanced, perfect for the table as this paired fine with a variety of fare last night at Table 34.
egh wrote: (91 points)
July 27, 2014 - 13.5% alcohol. Lovely nose of strawberry, raspberry, mint, brown spices, and an earthy suggestion. In the mouth this shows a compelling spiciness, good balance and integration, and a softer and supple texture with a tangy/twangy edge to the sappy red fruits. While this doesn't quite offer the depth or refinement of the single vineyard offerings, it is still an outstanding effort at a fair price (~$40 off the mailing list).
wineretriever wrote: (94 points)
May 31, 2014 - Aromatic nose of sweet red and black cherry, raspberry, mint, leather, forest floor and turned earth, which showed on the palate. Good, bright acidity. If not for lingering sweet cherry, this would be a dead ringer for red burgundy. Great stuff
jviz Likes this wine: (91 points)
April 13, 2014 - Pinot Noir tasting
My second bottle of this. Found it to be a bit more brambly compared to last year, still with mint notes and cherry. Recognizable as new world but certainly displays some of the Burgundian character littorai is known for. Well balanced and savory. Found the finish a touch short. Drink now
rsbeck wrote: (92 points)
February 3, 2014 - Similar to previous notes, evolving well, continues to impress.
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- Vintage 2010
- Type Red
- Producer Littorai
- Varietal Pinot Noir
- Designation Les Larmes
- Vineyard n/a
- Country USA
- Region California
- SubRegion North Coast
- Appellation Anderson Valley
- Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
- In Cellars 156 (65%)
- Consumed 85 (35%)