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Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir 2011 Wine Review

Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir 2011

Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir 2011

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario, Canada

Community Score: 4.4/5

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2017

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Flat Rock Cellars

Agent: Flat Rock Cellars

Product: 1545

Product: 12457307

Natalie's Score: 91/100

Gorgeous aromas of fleshy dark cherries on the nose are followed by those flavours on the palate. Supple, smooth and silky with a medium-bodied weight. Lovely layers of field berries. Long finish. Perfect for planked salmon.

Pinot Noir food pairings: BBQ smoked pulled pork.

This was reviewed September 13, 2013 by

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

The 2011 Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir, aged in French Oak for 12 months, has intense aromas of toast, rosehip, dates, prune and subtle vanilla. It is a medium bodied, extra-dry, fruity wine, with forward acidity, notable tannins and a medium to long finish. Drink this wine with food; drink now – 2018. My impression: NICE, 88-89 pts – good value wine. Tasted at 'Taste Ontario 2013' http://grapeselections.com/taste-ontario-2013/ in October/13.

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

Kicked off #CanadaDay weekend with this wine. Everything I expect from cool climate Pinot. Lighter body, pale ruby red. Nice plum, cassis, spice and oak. A little herbal. Would like to taste in another year or two. Enjoyed with chicken parm. Good value.
The 2011 Estate Pinot Noir is a wine that exemplifies our approach to viticulture & winemaking, year after year. All fruit is sourced from a mixture of our seven unique parcels in the vineyard, which are further subdivided by harvest date, fermentation vessel & barrel selections. The 2011 season proved challenging due to late season rains but it was the careful selection during harvest and gentle winemaking that lifts this wine to a superior expression of our vines. Source: Winery (Flat Rock Cellars)
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