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13th Street Winery Sandstone Gamay Noir 2013 Wine Review

13th Street Winery Sandstone Gamay Noir 2013

13th Street Winery Sandstone Gamay Noir 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2015-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: 13th Street Winery

Agent: The Thirteenth Street Wine Corp.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

The vines for this gorgeous Niagara Gamay Noir were planted in 1983 and the depth of their fruit complexity and concentration shows in the wine. Rich and round. Only 200 cases produced. Pair with grilled pork chops.

Gamay Noir food pairings: grilled salmon, antipasto plate, meaty tomato based pasta, roasted turkey, mild cheese.

This 13th Street Winery Sandstone Gamay Noir 2013 was reviewed on November 26, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Medium ruby red, with red berries, plum, leather, and cured meat on the nose. Repeat on palate with mushrooms and balsamic notes added in to the layers of flavours. Great balance with just the right amount of tannins making this ideal with hearty stews, aged cheese, or fire pit watching this fall and winter. Tasted November 2016. 92 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Cherie Cole rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The grapes for this wine came from a single vineyard. This Gamay Noir was vinified the same as Pinot Noir, with longer fruit extraction. It was aged for 10 months in oak. Aromas of earth, leather and dark cherry with sweet smoke and sour cherry on the palate. Velvety tannins with aging potential of up to 10 years. This is an impressive wine. Tasted March 30, 2016 - Taste Ontario.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A smoky, flinty and floral aromatic Gamay Noir. This Gamay is medium bodied with juicy fruit forward flavours a and smooth clean finish. This is a divine stew wine. Tasted Nov 2016 - @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Lori Kilmartin WSET3 - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Made from 30 year old vines grown in sandstone loam soils this is an interesting Gamay Noir. A touch of sulphur at the beginning but then opens up to spice, oak, smoke and cherry and plum aromas. A dry medium bodied wine with a medium-long finish that has some mouth watering acidity. #TasteOntario2016
This Niagara red wine is made from Gamay Noir grapes, which produces a light-bodied red wine with lots of acidity. - Community Wine Reviews
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