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FALCON'S NEST PINOT NOIR 2017 VQA Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer PENINSULA RIDGE ESTATES
A really well-made BEST BUY Niagara Pinot Noir. Faintly ambering ruby red colour Attractive, intense, spicy, vibrant, ripe, crancherry nose with some slight sandalwood notes. Dry, medium to medium-light bodied, slightly spicy, tangy, plummy-crancherry flavours with a lingering, high acid, very gently cedary, sandalwood-tinged, minerally finish. Has 12% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar. Aged in French and American oak for 16 months. Has not appeared in Vintages before. CSPC 12714
Type Red Table Wine
Agent PMA Can
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating **+(89 points)
Ripe, Tangy, Crancherry
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Floral and lifted, this still showcases Pinot Noir's earthiness. There's a characterful beetroot complexity underlying the cherry and raspberry and a nice hint of barrel spice adding depth. The spine of bright acidity makes this an excellent food wine. Try it with salmon or grilled duck breast. (Vintages panel, April 2019) Price $ 19.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 7, 2020
Cases bought 47 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:  - NOT PRESENTED  * Very Basic   *+ OK   ** Good   **/**+ Very Good   **+ Excellent   *** Outstanding   ***+ Superb

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