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Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 Wine Review

Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $40.00

Drink: 2018-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Quails' Gate Estate Winery

Agent: Hobbs & Co. - Perigon

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A robust, luxurious BC Pinot Noir. It needs some cellar time to come together, but when it does: watch out! Luscious layers of black cherry and spice. Great mouth-watering acidity for seared tuna, roast chicken and planked salmon.

Pinot Noir food pairings: duck confit, coq au vin, beef bourguignon.

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This Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 was reviewed on April 12, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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  • 35 bottles
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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Quails' Gate Stewart Family Reserve Pinot Noir 2016 ($59 current vintage) - Delicate sweet spices, cherry, subtle earthiness. Medium + body, polished tannins, the palate is remarkably fresh and elegant, with layers of spice, cherry/berry, and herbs. 93 points.
Andrea Shapiro rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Medium ruby coloured with delicate purple reflections. Aromas - Bright bursting yet restrained red fruit. Cherries and strawberries. There’s a certain touch of autumn scaped forest floor. Enjoyable rust and soft spicy touches of cedar. Acidity is high but well restrained allowing the fruit to peek through with light plum, raspberries, earthy beets. There’s also an unveiling appearance of dark fruit, primarily blackberries with restrained tannins and a light gentle bodied finish. This would be suitably paired with lean herbed venison steak and wild fowl or something delicate and herbaceous like herbed cheeses and rainbow trout. 91 points - tasted April 2018

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