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Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008 Wine Review

Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008

Featherstone Winery Featherstone Vineyard Pinot Noir 2008

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

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $29.95

Product #: 001

Drink: 2011-2014



 

Alcohol: 12%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Featherstone Winery

Natalie's Score: 90/100

Mocha dark aromas with black cherry goodness. Smooth and medium-bodied. Delicious! Pressed in French oak barrels then aged in them for 10 months.

This was reviewed January 3, 2012 by

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Jason Solanki rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Very earthy with mushroom and forest floor aromas. Light-bodied and made in a cool-climate style with sourcherry, beet root notes on the palate. Mouth-watering acidity. Ripe fruit with slightly chalky tannins that are integrating nicely. Tasted Sept/2012.
Soils: Glacial Till/Loam Vine Density: 1200/Acre
Planted: 2001 Rootstock: 3309 Clone: 777
Date Picked: 29th September 2008
Fruit Condition: Healthy
Handling: Hand Picked into small 25 kg picking bins allowing the fruit to arrive at the winery’s sorting table intact. Fruit was hand sorted, crushed and destemmed.
Fermentation: Fermented with yeast strain RC212. Fermentation took place in small ½ tonne vats. Primary fermentation took 18 days in total. Pressed into French oak Barrels and inoculated with commercial malolactic bacteria, aged for 10 months in Barrel.

Bottling date: September 9th 2009 Total Production: 116 cases
Wine analysis at bottling:
pH3.64 T.A 7.86.53g/L Alc.12%alc./vol R.S <2 g/L
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