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GRAVITY PINOT NOIR 2017 VQA Twenty Mile Bench, Niagara Escarpment
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer FLAT ROCK
Assessed from a sample provided by the producer. Medium deep red colour with some faint amber notes on the . Intense, gently earthy, quite complex, fairly cedary, ripe, plummy, black cherry nose. Dry, medium bodied, tangy, slightly spicy, bright, intense, crancherry flavours with a lingering, fairly cedary, high acid finish. Quite well structured for a Pinot Noir, it has 13% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with a screwcap closure and lot number 2019B152015866 on the back label. Screwcap closure. CSPC 1560
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Fla Roc
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(91 points)
Intense, Complex, Tangy. Cedary
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Very ripe, juicy, fleshy, concentrated, this could easily pass for a pricey Sonoma Cost pinot, genuinely cool climate, but with billowing dark fruit and cola berry character, in any case, a very good wine from Flat Rock. I love the juicy berry fruit and the resinous, pine needle flavours, adding complexity and depth. Length, too, is impressive. I'd say best after 2021 or so, or hold into the mid-late '20s. Score - 92 (John Szabo, MS, winealign.com, May 22, 2020) Price $ 34.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 31, 2020
Cases bought 66 (12 bottles per case)

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