Impressive for its rich, expansive, deep layers of ripe fruit, offering portals into huckleberry, wild berry and boysenberry character, supported and framed by fresh acidity and minerally tannins, with a long, engaging finish.
Drink Dates: 2012-2021
Author: James Laube
Wine Advocate | Rating: 88
The 2010 Pinot Noir Durell Vineyard comes across as decidedly overripe. Dark red cherries, menthol, flowers and spices take shape in the glass. Ultimately, the 2010 lacks tannic spine, even allowing for the forward style Loring favors. The 2010 Durell appears to have been marked to a significant degree by the 2010 heat spikes