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Upper Bench Estate Winery Upper Bench & Four Shadows Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review

Upper Bench Estate Winery Upper Bench & Four Shadows Pinot Noir 2012

Upper Bench Estate Winery Upper Bench & Four Shadows Pinot Noir 2012

Okanagan Valley, BC VQA, Canada

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $28.00

Drink: 2014-2019

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.7%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Upper Bench Estate Winery

Agent: Barrel Select Inc.

Product: 90514

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Natalie's Score: 89/100

A full-bodied Pinot Noir with aromas of black plums and berries and mocha and toasty oak. Smooth and supple with lots of layers of tasty pleasure. Pair with grilled pork chops.

Pinot Noir food pairings: roasted duck with yam mash.

This was reviewed July 19, 2014 by

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After a slow wet start, 2012 delivered three warm and sunny months allowing the fruit in this ample vintage to shine through in what we are referring to affectionately as a “cherry bomb”. This year’s Pinot Noir is delicate, yet structured and with its fine tannins, is as smooth as silk.

This Pinot Noir was hand picked from our own 18-year-old vines as well as our neighbour’s, Four Shadows Vineyard, on the 24th of October and 2nd of November 2012 at 3.4 tons per acre.

Source: Winery (Upper Bench Estate Winery)

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