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Sage Hills Vineyard South Okanagan Pinot Noir 2016 Wine Review

Sage Hills Vineyard South Okanagan Pinot Noir 2016

Sage Hills Vineyard South Okanagan Pinot Noir 2016

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $35.00

Drink: 2018-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Sage Hills Vineyard

Natalie's Score: 93/100

A lovely, supple, silky smooth BC Pinot Noir from grapes grown in a low-yield single vineyard estate from Sage Hills. Aromas of fleshy ripe dark cherries, spice and smoke. Perfect for veal or roast chicken.

This Sage Hills Vineyard South Okanagan Pinot Noir 2016 was reviewed on January 4, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Deborah Podurgiel - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 94/100 with the following review:

Produced from 100% organically-grown estate Pinot Noir wine grapes grown on prime PN real estate – a protected slope of the Summerland Estate held to a yield of 1.3 tonnes per acre. Grapes are hand-harvested and aged in New French and two- to four-year-old French oak barrels. Only 125 cases of the 2016 vintage produced and it is very smooth and worth every penny if you can find it (at the winery it was being sold one bottle per customer).

Dark chocolate, juicy blueberry and black currant fruit on the nose. Same on the palate, savoury and finishing long with subtle oak spice. This is a beautifully expressive and elegant PN with balanced acidity, fine and smooth tannins . Really a joy to drink and everything a Pinot Noir should be. Pair with grilled duck breast or roast breast of veal.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Beautiful! Aromas of tart cherry, warm spice, leather and cedar. Medium bodied, med + acidity, and a lengthy finish. Versatile and delicious. Enjoy with charcuterie and cheese, pork tenderloin or grilled salmon.

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