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Henry of Pelham Winery Pinot Noir 2010 Wine Review

Henry of Pelham Winery Pinot Noir 2010

Henry of Pelham Winery Pinot Noir 2010

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

Community Score: 89.33/100

Community Reviews: 8

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2011-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Henry of Pelham Winery

Agent: Henry Of Pelham Family Est. Winery

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Plush and sexy with a satin-smooth texture. Gorgeous aromas of smokey cherries. Medium-bodied and mouth-watering. How did they [do] it so right for this price? Gorgeous depth with black cherry and smoky aromas. Supple, plush and medium-bodied. Worthy of a sonnet.

Pinot Noir food pairings: pork liver pates, tuna, grilled salmon, roasted chicken, duck and other game birds.

This Henry of Pelham Winery Pinot Noir 2010 was reviewed on April 20, 2016 by

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Pricing & Stock Information

  • LCBO
  • 268391
  • $24.95
  • 302 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Bright pale ruby fills the glass, cherry, leather with earthy undertones that hint at a more classic Burgundian style Pinot Noir, with a lasting and mouthwatering cherries. Wonderful with a variety of cheeses and charcuterie boards.

The Henry of Pelham wines are created under the motto: great wine is grown, not made - focusing on the land and the grape itself rather than the science after the grapes are harvested. The land from the the Estate vineyard is one of the warmest in the Niagara region, and combined with the heavy clay soils create wines with complex and intense flavours.
Tasted on 3 April 2016.
Rachelle O'Connor rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

There is a burnt ruby hue in the glass with classic pinot aromas. Sour cherry and leather on the palate with a smooth finish. Nicely paired with with duck!
Mark Britton rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This was a great year for Pinot at Henry of Pelham. This vintage has big mouthfeel, tons of classic earth flavours on the nose and palate and has aged very nicely. A great value Pinot Noir at $16.95. The catch is 2007's will be tough to find, so I recommend buying the 2010 and letting it sit for 2-3 years.
Olivier de Maisonneuve rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Smoke and polished cherry wood,hints of lambskin leather:those aromas made me smile.
The mouthfeel is fairly intense.Still this heady mix of wood and cherries.Quite hefty but not coarse. Subtle hints of metal and salt. A bit tannic on the finale,so i'd let it sleep a bit in my cellar,or enjoy it with wild boar?
Alex & Priya - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Alex: Earthy raspberry-cranberry nose, with fresh cream, sage and a dash of leather. Decent flavor concentration on the palate, tart raspberry fruit and gentle woodsmoke and dried herbs alongside vanilla and cedar. Good overall harmony and freshness. Finishes balanced, juicy and solid. 88pts
With intense flavour for a mid-weight red, this wine shows pure berry fruit with a pronounced toasted quality as well as notes of roasted game and bitter chocolate, finishing with fine, mouth coating tannins. Score: 90 Source: Beppi Crosariol, Globe and Mail
Made from several vineyard sites, primarily our own estate. Harvest dates September 21 to October 9th, 2007. Yields of 1 to 3 Tonnes/acre (~17 to 52 hL/ha)Fermented in stainless and aged in European oak with 30% new.



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