Posts tagged: Loring

A Garys’ Pinot Noir for the ages, includes FREE SHIPPING!

The vineyard is collaboration between the two Garys, Gary Pisoni and Gary Franscioni thus the Garys’ vineyard.  Gary Franscioni has deep roots in the valley, going back 100 years.  After he studies at Cal Poly he took over the family farming business and swiftly turned it into a vineyard project.  He owns the famed Rosella […]

Loring Chardonnay surprises in blind tasting

This might have been one of the best blind Chardonnay tasting line-up I have organized in years. My group of 15 brought some gems for the battle of the whites. The line-up included: Pahlmeyer (94 Parker $75) Lewis Cellars (94 WS $55), Calera Mt. Harlan (94 Parker, $50) Diatom “Hamon” (92 WS, $50) Tor “Hudson” […]

Rocket Scientist blasts wine into orbit!

Brian Loring is a rocket scientist turned winemaker, and he told me that he does not regret the move one bit!  He told me years ago, that one day (he was 40) he was called “pops” by the younger generation and that was his queue to leave and follow this true passion – winemaking!  He […]

Loring 2008 Rosella’s Vineyard

This is a lot of Pinot! Oodles of wild berries, black stone fruit and a touch of minerality. This is a full bodied wine made by Brian Loring (a.k.a. Rocket Man, really he worked on various missile related programs for the U.S. government), that is complex and concentrated yet showing the right amounts of depth […]

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