Red

2008 Loring Wine Company Pinot Noir Aubaine Vineyard

Pinot Noir

  • USA
  • California
  • Central Coast
  • Arroyo Grande Valley
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Community Tasting Notes 90

  • Senso-beak wrote: 88 points

    August 19, 2021 - Our last Loring from being on the list for several years. Screwcaps definitely work - never had an issue with a corked bottle under screwcap. Somewhat muted and neutral, but there was a nice full plummy core that reminded me of the varietal. Medium to full body, and still some life left, though I don't expect significant improvement.

  • primetheus wrote: 92 points

    December 25, 2016 - Really surprising fresh. Opened and barely decanted. Limited sediment. Round and succulent first sip. Middle makes you salivate. Long long long finish

  • peternelson wrote: 87 points

    October 4, 2016 - Big rich gooey creamy dark a bit unbalanced and over the top.

  • JOEABR wrote: 91 points

    July 20, 2015 - My last bottle of Loring and a reminder that I need to start buying from Brian again. This bottle was in a sweet spot, with good fruit structure and nice balance. While certainly not a lighter style pinot noir, this was enjoyable to drink and should hold for several more years.

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  • fultonjf Likes this wine: 90 points

    December 6, 2014 - A really nice wine drinking beautifully. This is my last. I would not be afraid to hold off on any other bottles I had but I don't think this wine will get any better than it is now. Drink up!

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  • By Gregory Walter
    Issue #63, 2/28/2010 (link)

    (Loring Wine Company Pinot Noir Aubaine Vineyard San Luis Obispo) Subscribe to see review text.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2008
  • Type Red
  • Producer Loring Wine Company
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Aubaine Vineyard
  • Country USA
  • Region California
  • SubRegion Central Coast
  • Appellation Arroyo Grande Valley

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  • In Cellars 119 (21%)
  • Consumed 448 (79%)

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