RESERVE PINOT NOIR 2010

Details

Regarded by many winemakers as the 'heart-break grape', due to the sheer diculty of crafting a notable Pinot Noir. is cool-climate Burgundian varietal thrives in the unique microclimate of the Niagara Escarpment.

This Reserve Pinot Noir was made from 100% Pinot Noir clone 667 grown on the premium bench site of Wismer Vineyard, boasting some of the regionís oldest Pinot Noir vines. Their mature root systems reach a depth of up to 30 feet within this escarpment property. Harvested by hand in early October to ensure only the best fruit would be processed. After a hand sorting the fruit underwent a gentle destemming and whole berry fermentation. After nearly a month on the skins, the wine was gently pressed before barrel ageing for 10 months in 50% new French oak.

  • Per bottle: $44.95

  • Per 12 bottle case: $ 539.40

Bottle Size (ml)

750

Number of Bottles per Case

12

Food Pairing

Savour this wine on its own or pair with braised ham, seared duck breast or pork and white beans Cassoulet.

Awards

Bronze Medal - WineAlign International Wine Awards 2014
Bronze Medal - International Pinot Challenge 2014

Tasting Notes

The 2010 Reserve Pinot Noir is a beautifully balanced wine that demonstrates a youthful nose with a blend of ripe red berries, sweet tobacco, exotic spices and subtle oak notes. The palate is refined and complex with a silky and seductive mouthfeel and a long lingering finish.