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Lumos Pinot noir Temperance Hill Reserve 06

winery: Lumos

Lumos's new reserve wine, from organic grapes Made by Temperance Hill vineyard manager Dai Crisp. A big, forward wine loaded with black currant and dark berries.


Previous Vintage Tasting NotesTasting notes for 2003 vintage, called "Guam":

At a recent tasting at the Avalon store, customers were really impressed with this wine: "a $50 pinot for $30 is quite a deal" to quote one. Dai Crisp has many years of experience as a vineyard manager and has taken his skills to a new level with this really lovely Pinot noir.

Tasting notes for the 2002 vintage:

Fresh, lively, makes me smile- light nose with hints of spice and a bit of oak, flavors are initially of sweet red fruit and berries, with a lilting spiciness in the midpalate. Flavors continue to mellow and round with a hint of mint and white pepper, cocoa and black cherry on the finish. Just a delight- a touch of creaminess in the fruity finish that is very pleasing. The balance of fruit-acid-tannin is just right, and I find myself reaching for the glass again, just one more taste- I have to be SURE- hah- I just like this wine! Drink now through 2007. Tasted 1-05- jy

Dai Crisp now has his own label, and this Pinot noir shows his skills extend beyond vineyard management to winemaking. Nice spicy, rounded, great value.

From the winery: "The grapes for this pinot noir are grown near Kings Valley on our own small farm. The warm days and cool nights of fall produce wine that is fruit-forward, well balanced and has a long, lingering finish...like a great kiss. It too has been aged in experienced barrels for 20 months or more."


$29.66 - Case price
(any 12 or more bottles)

Price: $32.95 Qty.

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