Posts Tagged Smoking Loon

2009 Smoking Loon Old Vine Zinfandel, California

The addition of 17% Petite Sirah and 7% Sirah make this smell and taste like a red blend. Menthol dominates the nose, with moderate dark berry fruits and paraffin. Medium-bodied, with an earth note at the finish. MSRP: $9 (October 2011) Wine Lines... Read more

2009 Smoking Loon Cabernet Sauvignon, California

Dark berry fruits with a candied edge lead to Grape Kool-Aid-like and menthol high notes. Sweet in the mouth, it finishes short and sharp. Not very varietal, but an easy quaffer. MSRP: $9 (October 2011) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2009 Smoking Loon Merlot, California

Aromas of menthol are followed by cherry fruit, cranberry jelly and, finally, black tea. It is medium in body, with little tannic grip. A bit of creaminess smoothes out the finish. MSRP: $9 (October 2011) Wine Lines rating:... Read more

2009 Smoking Loon Pinot Noir, California

The nose is full of sweet, candied red cherry and strawberry fruit. Notes of menthol and baking spices waft in and out. It is light on the palate, with sweet-tart red fruits at the end. A real crowd pleaser at a bargain price. MSRP: $9 (October... Read more