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Domaine Queylus Réserve du Domaine Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review

Domaine Queylus Réserve du Domaine Pinot Noir 2012

Domaine Queylus Réserve du Domaine Pinot Noir 2012

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

Community Score:93/100

Community Reviews: 6

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Price: $44.95

Drink: 2016-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Domaine Queylus

Agent: Philippe Dandurand Wines Ltd.

Natalie's Score: 94/100

A gorgeous, luxurious Niagara Pinot Noir from a much-respected domaine and winemaker. Layers of voluptuous cherry fruit and spice, yet it's also balanced and elegant with a long finish. The 2012 vintage was a strong one. Perfect for holiday celebrations.

Pinot Noir food pairings: lamb shanks in red wine and roasted garlic, grilled lamb lollipops, stuffed lamb tenderloin.

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This Domaine Queylus Réserve du Domaine Pinot Noir 2012 was reviewed on April 26, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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  • BCLDB
  • 95653
  • $39.59 
  • 1 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Beautiful and bright garnet with a ruby hue. A stand out wine with a strong core and a complex aromatic profile. Well structured backbone of elegant tannins with moderate alcohol and dense fruit concentration. Organic viticulture. Tasting this, it's obvious that a lot of care has gone into the vines and the wine. Deep and defined cherry, raspberry, baking spice and a layer of chalky minerality on the palate. Long finish. Taste of the 2012 vintage of reserve Pinot Noir in April 2017. Pairs well with roasted chicken or turkey, pork tenderloin. An amazing Niagara cool climate Pinot and a pleasure to experience. 94 points.
Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Thomas Bachelder, the legendary Canadian flying winemaker, has crafted one of the finest Pinot Noirs that Canada has to offer in the Queylus Reserve du Domaine 2012. Medium ruby with an emerging garnet hue, the nose offers a beautiful bouquet of dark cherries, herbs, fine leather, spice box, Christmas-inspired pot pourri, and sweet pipe tobacco; I simply can't get enough of the beautiful aromas coming from the glass! Incredibly well balanced, the palate is elegantly textured with layers of refreshing fruit and sweet spice persisting on the finish. Domaine Queylus is one of Canada's outstanding wineries that you must try. Tasted April 2017. 93+ points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Elegant, earthy and outstanding! Aromas show complex developing notes of cherry, spice, tobacco leaf and hints of smoky minerality. The palate follows the nose with ripe black cherry and concentrated pomegranate flavours, high mouthwatering acidity, smooth mild tannins and a long scrumptious finish. Enjoy with spicy jumbalaya. Tasted April 2017 by @sommsosa | bespoketastings.ca
Colin McKone - Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Ruby in colour with intense aromas of cherry, leather, tobacco and black pepper and it is bursting with cherry and blackberry fruit flavours with a cherry and pepper finish. This Pinot Noir is well balanced and has medium-light tannins and acidity and had more body that the Pinot Noir signature. (Tasted on March 29, 2017 at Taste Ontario)
Queylus is a modern winery with much-respected winemaker, Thomas Bachelder. This Pinot Noir a mouthful of cherry fruit on it and a long finish. The 2012 vintage for this PN was a strong one. - Community Wine Reviews

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