Grape Variety: Pinot noir
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: LCBO VINTAGES
Region: Santa Maria Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Aqua Pumpkin Inc.
Alcohol: 14.2% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Light garnet to ruby in colour with a medium+ intense nose.
Positives: What a beautiful Pinot that is smooth & complex featuring pine, beets, cherry, strawberry, rhubarb, pomegranate, and burning leaves of the fall foliage. Medium to medium minus body with good acidity, a fairly long length & the alcohol is well integrated.
Interesting Point: My best wine award at the Wine Tasting Challenge held in Toronto on 26 Nov 12.
Drink now or over the next 5 years on its own or pair it with roasted duck.
Tasted: 26 Nov 12
Score: 9.5/10, Value: 9/10, Total: 18.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4.5