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Loft 218
530 Molino Street #218 Los Angeles, CA 90013
310-451-7600
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Taste: Passport to Pinot Noir
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7 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 08 2007

We tasted 12 Pinot Noir, had a special speaker from Tasmania,nice event, easy to find. really fun and informative.....Warren

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 08 2007

Ian's tastings are always fun and having Adrew Hood from Hood Wines in Tazmania made it extra lovely

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Ready to take a trip around the world of wine? Join noted wine educator Ian Blackburn and his Special Guest Speaker Andrew Hood, winemaker at Hood Wines in Tasmania, Australia for a world of Pinot Noir.

12 great pinot noir for amazing locations

California

WH Smith – Sonoma Coast – one of California cult producers – very collectable.

Kenwood – Russian River – a classic of Russian Rive

Chalone – Monterey – perfect example of Monterey

Tantara – Santa Barbara – collectable and big scoring wine

Bouchaine – Napa/Carneros – top wine/value

Burgundy

2005 – Micheal Sarazin – Givry 2005 – great vintage, great value

2000 – Ponsot, Gevrey-Chambertain, great producer – 94 points from LearnAboutWine

Tasmania

42 degrees – Best of Class – LA County Fair

Storm Bay – Best of Class -  LA County Fair

Frogmore Creek – Gold – LA County Fair

(All 3 wines from famed winemaker – Andrew Hood – our guest at the class)

 

New Zealand

Craggy Range – 94 points Wine Spectator, very rare and incredible!

 

Oregon

Patricia Green – one of Oregons top producers – this is a fantastic wine

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