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13th Street Winery Detour Gamay Pinot Noir 2012

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Heather Wall rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Follow the Detour signs - a 13th Street Red Detour that is! 60 Gamay and 40 Pinot Noir make up this medium-bodied flavourful wine. Medium+ acidity, medium+ alcohol, medium youthful tannins. Cherry compote, raspberry, ripe plum, violets, vanilla, pepper, toasted oak, nuttiness, and waft of barnyard. The length is long and supple. Aromas linger in the glass.
Drinking beautifully now through the next 5 years.
Pair with vegetarian pizza, game stews, roasted lamb, a warm fire.
Tasted: October 2014
Aimee Fowler rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

A gorgeous colour, wonderful nose, and full palate make this wine very pleasurable!

Notes of strawberry sauce, red current, some citrus of blood orange. A distinct herbaceousness of rosemary and sage,and roasted red pepper.
The palate follows through, showing off more fruit with notes of strawberry sauce, cherry, and red current. Has medium body, rounds out in your mouth with good acidity. The oak shows through with a toasted walnut quality and some vanilla.

This is a delicious representation of Canadian wine!

Natalie's Review

13th Street Winery Detour Gamay Pinot Noir 2012, Niagara Escarpment, Ontario, Canada: A full-bodied red wine with pleasing aromas and flavours of fleshy black plums wrapped in a warm mocha embrace from oak aging. Yet this VQA wine is not heavy, and wonderfully balanced for medium to robust meat dishes. Drink: 2014-2017. 367565 13% D 750 mL  $16.95 Score: 89/100. March 1, 2012 Magnificent Meat Pizza Wine  Full Review




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