Grape: Pinot Noir
Category: Red Wine
Region: Niagara Peninsula, Ontario
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Magnotta Winery
Alcohol: 13% Alcohol/Vol.
A juicy, funky & earthy styled Pinot. One of the best Canadian Pinot’s for $20 & under
Description: Medium minus garnet in colour with a medium intense nose. This wine features a barnyard nose in addition to aromas and flavours of pine, violets, dark cherry, strawberry, raspberry, licorice, forest earth and smoked charcoal. Medium body with medium tannins, good acidity and a long length.
Interesting Point: I wasn’t impressed with this wine at the winery tasting, but figured that may be due to the small tasting glass and the wine being at room temperature. I figured right as in a proper glass and slightly chilled, this Pinot is beautiful.
Drink now or in the next 5 of years on its own or pair it with Braised Venison with rosemary.
Tasted: 11 Aug 2015
Score: 9/10, Value: 9+/10 Total: 18+/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4