Haywire Winery Secrest Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010 Wine Review

Haywire Winery Secrest Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010
Okanagan Valley, B.C., Canada
Community Score: 4.6/5
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Product #: 164426

Price: $27.00
Alcohol: 13%
Drink: 2012-2016
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Haywire Winery
Agent: Trialto Wine Group Ltd.
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Natalie's Score: 91/100

A lovely, silky pinot with fleshy cherries and red berries. Smooth and mouth-watering with a long finish. Great price for this quality.

Pinot Noir food pairings: hard cheeses, salmon off the grill, barbequed sausages, spaghetti bolognese.

This was reviewed June 22, 2012 by

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Extreme mountain viticulture at its best. Made from 100% Pinot
Noir from the Wise Brothers’ Secrest Mountain Vineyard that sits
above the town of Oliver. The brothers worked hard, but it was one of
those cross-your-fingers autumns. But as luck would have it, the late
ripening and warm fall of 2010 allowed excellent flavour development;
very pure strawberry and cherry characters. The grapes were gently
treated, with the great majority of them going into the fermenter as
whole berries. The fermentation was conducted at a ridiculous, almost
fatally hot temperature for the yeast. This did allow us to extract very
fine tannins without extending our maceration at the risk of the fruit
character. Like a good Okanagan Pinot Noir should, this has the fruit,
acid, and structure for foods heavy in tomatoes and olive oil.

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