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G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2012 Wine Review

G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2012

G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2012

Niagara Peninsula, Ontario VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 11

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2013-2016

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 12.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: G. Marquis

Agent: Kirkwood Diamond Canada Partnership

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Candied cherry nose with juicy ripe cherry flavours on the palate. Smooth and supple with good acidity. Medium-bodied. Pair with holiday turkey.

Pinot Noir food pairings: grilled tuna steak, chicken cacciatore, pasta.

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This G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2012 was reviewed on July 26, 2013 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Lynn Van Der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

Cherry and vanilla aromas carry through on the palette with a balanced acidity, light tannins, and a long peppery finish making this a perfect pairing with holiday nibbles and great friends. 2012 was a stellar year for grape growing in Niagara, and I absolutely love this wonderful expression of this varietal!
Astrid Young - Sommelier ISG CAPS rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

An inviting nose bursting with black and tart cherry fruit, as well as field berries galore. Elegantly textured, showing at least a 12 month new French oak treatment by telltale hints of caramel, chocolate and mocha. Finishes with a meaty, savory note and ripe tannins. love it. Seared duck breast, blueberry reduction, polenta, braised red cabbage.
Monique Sosa - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

What a pleasant surprise of a Pinot! If I was blind tasting this wine, I'd have guessed it was a New Zealand Central Otago style Pinot (and at half the price!). This Pinot is a lovely light wine with cherry, tart cranberry and hint of smokey notes; and a great balance of acidity and tannins. Pair with smoked holiday ham, pork tenderloin roast or braised beef.
Nick Onischuk - Accredited Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

The G. Marquis Vineyards The Silver Line Pinot Noir 2012 is a must try wine! This very aromatic pinot features cherry, raspberry, and spice. Nice smoke and vanilla notes. Great value! Tasted November 2016 (90/100)
Pamela Chiles rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Cherry and a hint of earthy smokiness on the nose, following through on the palette with more pepper, sour cherry, fine tannins. Sip with smoked duck pate. Great pinot at a great price!
Lori Kilmartin - WSET3 Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Cherry, cherry, cherry! Bright in colour and pops up predominantly on the nose! A hint of tobacco and spices. I'm already picturing a crusty, rosemary herbed roast pork tenderloin to accompany.
Jane Staples - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A very aromatic PInot Noir with aromas of vanilla, cloves and red plums. The palate starts with tart red plums, cherries and vanilla, then adds a peppery note and a hint of tobacco. Long spicy vanilla finish. Great versatility with food matches-pork, duck, turkey.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A medium garnet, with aromas of eucalyptus, mint, raspberry, and cranberry. A bright, peppery taste with some grippy tannins. Pair with BBQ pork dishes.
Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Pale garnet with thick legs. Pretty floral nose with cherry syrup, vanilla, sweet spices, toast.
Light body, smooth tannins, medium(-) acidity with flavours of dark fruit, blueberry, field flowers, vanilla,cedar. Easy sipping.
Pair with mixed green salad topped with flowers.
Tasted: November 2014
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Floral and fragrant pinot noir. Aromas of cherry, mocha and some earthy notes, also a bit of leather. Light and bright, cherry and field berries on the palate. Tart, but balanced.Try this with lamb or maybe turkey with cranberry sauce.

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