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Kew Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013 Wine Review

Kew Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013

Kew Vineyards Pinot Noir 2013

Estate Vineyard, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $23.95

Drink: 2017-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.8%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Kew Vineyards

Agent: Kew Vineyards Estate Winery Ltd

More Vintages: 2016  2014  2015 

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Tania Thomas - CSW, WSET ADV rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Elegant and complex, fruit-forward Pinot Noir from Niagara’s Beamsville Bench. Bursting with aromas and flavours of ripe black cherries, raspberries and plums with subtle herbal notes. Silky, smooth, well integrated tannins. Plush and velvety mouthfeel. Long, earth-tinged finish. Enjoy with grilled salmon, roasted chicken or pungent ripe Brie. Tasted November 2017. Tania Thomas – www.runawaygrape.com
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This wine was crafted by Philip Dowell, sourced from his estate vineyard in Beamsville. Pinot's idiosyncratic nature means it takes special care. So many things can go wrong with it in the vineyards that is always gratifying to see examples like this, where it has all of its fingers and toes. Very pleasurable and aromatic, this one.
Pretty, medium ruby, with some deeper garnet hues towards the center.
The aromatics are a strong point for this wine. Fresh, with appealing florality: violet and rosehip, and a touch of green herbs. The fruit are more on the red (as Beamsville often is). Raspberry, cherry, plum, woth a dusting of cocoa and smokey woodspice.
Flavourful and soft, but a touch more earthy than the aromas suggest. Lots more raspberry, cherry, and plum, but also cranberry and a touch of chestnut.
If you hunt, this is ideal for game-birds. It would also be a smart pairing for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.
From the Beamsville Bench, in the Niagara Escarpment wine region Kew Vineyards (2013) is an elegant estate vineyard Pinot Noir with fresh strawberry, crushed raspberry, green herbs and spice. Pair with roast rack of lamb. - Community Wine Reviews

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