2011 Loring Wine Company Grenache Russell Family Vineyard


  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Paso Robles
Drink between 2013 - 2016 (Edit)
CT91.5 16 reviews
Label borrowed from 2012
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Community Tasting Notes 12

  • dynedain wrote: (91 points)

    June 24, 2017 - Surprisingly like a tawny port, not what I recall from tasting before adding the bottle to the cellar several years ago. Very drinkable on its own or paired. Berries on the long finish.

  • BarryPaulPrice Likes this wine: (91 points)

    June 3, 2017 - Black raspberry, lovely fruit up front on the nose and palate without being syrupy at all. Pleasure wine for sure, not witholding any mysteries. Pleased most palates at party. Doesn't require food to be enjoyable. No bumpiness on the finish with alcohol not apparent, and tannins being quite soft.

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  • Bill T Likes this wine: (91 points)

    March 4, 2017 - Agree with other reviews, fruit forward but nice wine.

  • vino_per_tutti Likes this wine: (89 points)

    October 8, 2015 - Stewed red fruit, raspberry and strawberry sauce on the nose; red raspberry confit on the palate. A little over extracted at this point, but still tasty. More like a dessert wine, with a port-like finish.

  • Rieslingfan Likes this wine:

    February 3, 2014 - It had been a year since I last tried this wine, and some cellar time really did great things for it. It was still a very fruit driven and forward wine, but it was much more open and accessible, as opposed ot monolithic. The red fruit was transparent enough to allow some dusty/earthy elements come into play as well. I really enjoyed this a lot, and it made a great match with a medium-rare ribeye steak!

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2011
  • Type Red
  • Producer Loring Wine Company
  • Varietal Grenache
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Russell Family Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Paso Robles

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  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 20 (32%)
  • Consumed 42 (68%)

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