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Summerhill Pyramid Winery Organic Merlot 2016 Wine Review

Summerhill Pyramid Winery Organic Merlot 2016

Summerhill Pyramid Winery Organic Merlot 2016

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

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $28.99

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Organic wine


Winery: Summerhill Pyramid Winery

Agent: Renaissance Wine Merchants

Pricing & Stock Information

  • AGLC
  • 631655
  • $25.00

Reviews and Ratings

Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Silky fine tannins, dry, mouthwatering acidity. Well balanced, medium plus bodied. Long finish with persistence of mocha, aged leather, ripe cherry, raspberry, black sage. Pair with braised beef tacos. Tasted 2016 vintage in Sept 2018. 90 points
Lynn van der Linde - Certified Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Wonderful hostess gift! Aromas of plums, coffee, leather and baking spices transform into a spicy cherry finish. Balanced tannin and acidity. Great pairing with pork roast!
Tasted Sept 2018.
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Yum! Aromas of dark plum, ripe cherry, leather, dried herbs and subtle smoky hints. Full bodied and smooth on the palate, with bright acidity and a hit of alcohol (14.5%). Overall this heat and acidity is balanced with ripe fruit and berry notes as well as a subtle smoky finish. Enjoy with grilled pork.
Samer Forzley rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

On the nose: Fresh red fruit, raspberry, strawberry, hints of baking spice
On the pallet, replays, with a lot of raspberry and strawberry jam.
Mid acid, mid tannin, mid length with a strawberry finish.

Pairs well with a salad
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Quite pretty organic Merlot. Summerhill's organic line shows you what difference vineyard stewardship males. This wine was sourced partially from Kaleden and Osoyoos. Only neutral oak used on this one (11 months).
Bright ruby colouration, effusive aromatics of fresh red fruit. Red plum and cherries (so much cherries). A slight snuff of toasted barrel still (if you ask me, mostly neutral;).
It is juicy and completely ripe. Higher alcohol (14.5), a decent amount of acid. Tons more red and black berries. A slight whiff of apple skin, rubber, and earth. Everything is where it should be.
Pair with soy-glazed tenderloin. Yumyum.

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