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TRADITION PINOT NOIR 2015 VQA Niagara Peninsula
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer QUEYLUS
Not presented at the press and/or consultants preview in the LCBO lab - the previous 2014 vintage was presented. Here is my note from a bottle provided by the producer. Fairly deep intense purple colour. Gently complex, very slightly spicy, attractive, floral violet-tinged, ripe, plummy-crancherry-cassis nose with some slightly woodsy, red raspberry notes. Dry, medium bodied, harmonious, elegant, fresh, well integrated, ripe plum-cherry-raspberry flavours with a lingering, slightly cedary, well balanced, very bright finish. The best yet - perfect for salmon and poultry. Has 13% alcohol and 3 g/L residual sugar. CSPC 392738
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Phi Dan
Country Canada
Region Ontario
Rating ***(93 points)
Elegant, Harmonious, Bright, Ripe
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Very fine aromas of red cherries, herbs and spice. The palate has lovely freshness with a density to the cherry and raspberry fruit. There's real concentration here with dense fruit but also some elegance. Has good acidity and some structure. This is a big wine that's lovely, but will need time to come round. Score - 94 (Jamie Goode, wineanorak.com, Sept. 14, 2017) Price $ 29.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 24, 2018
Cases bought 130 (12 bottles per case)

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