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Henry of Pelham Winery Family Tree 2013 Wine Review

Henry of Pelham Winery Family Tree 2013

Henry of Pelham Winery Family Tree 2013

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:86/100

Community Reviews: 9

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Price: $17.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Medium Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Henry of Pelham Winery

Agent: Henry Of Pelham Family Est. Winery

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This Henry of Pelham Winery Family Tree 2013 was reviewed on March 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A lovely Niagara blend of Viognier, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer and Chardnnay Musque. Lots of Niagara fruit on display in this bottle: apples, pears, peaches, blossoms, honey and wrapped in fresh acidity. LIght -bodied easy sipping white wine from the reputable Henry of Pelham family. Perfect for fish and seafood, creamy cheeses or pastas.
Tasted: October 2015
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pale straw with a golden hue, the 2013 vintage of Family Tree by Henry of Pelham is 13% ABV, Niagara Peninsula VQA. This is a complex blend of aromatic whites. On the label is a tree image with the names of Speck family members. On the nose this wine shows baked apple, candied citrus, lime zest, Orange Blossom, a hint of nutmeg and vanilla, wet limestone minerality. On the palate, it shows prominently green apple, nectarine, orange blossom, minerality. With High acidity, dominant-fruit, this wine is well-balanced, juicy and mouthwatering, making it a pleasant accompaniment with Asian fare and Asian fusion or on its own. Enjoy now.
Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Lime, starfruit, and a hint of grapefruit with a crisp apple finish. Nice with creamy cheeses or salmon.
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

Very aromatic, with lovely notes of stone fruit, citrus, guava, golden apple and asian pear. An easy sipper. 87 Points. (www.ottawawinejournal.com)
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Loads of lime, green apple, and a touch of honey. The flavour actually brings out a bit of a floral characteristic. Fresh mineral finish. Good aperitif or to pair with a green salad
Jacky Blisson rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

I am a big fan of Henry of Pelham. You can always count on them for precise, well-made wines; some of which are exceptional. Unfortunately this white falls short for me. While the Family Tree has undeniable virtues: freshness, balance, aromatic intensity, there is an overall lack of harmony here. The individual grape seem to stand apart rather than fusing to create a greater whole.

Simple, pleasant, short finish. Drink now.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

A white blend from Niagara Peninsula's Henry of Pelham. Floral, spicy aromatics with Viognier and Gewurtz leading the band. Palate very fruity, with Gewurtz developing on finish. A little too much going on here, without overall harmony.
Tasted Jan. 2017
Sharon Prionas rated this wine as 85/100 with the following review:

Faint nose with apple, straw and hints of vanilla on the nose. On the palette, interesting combination on minerality, wet stone, lime and a bit of honey on the finish. Pair with BBQed chicken and a salad that has a good balance of both sweet and sour flavours (e.g., honey/fruit; lemon/lime/vinegar).

(Tasted January 16, 2017)
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