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Reif Estate Winery The Magician Shiraz Pinot Noir 2016

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Courtney Flood rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Lots and lots of black pepper dominates this wine along with dark cherry, plum, leather and a hint of licorice. Black pepper tickles the tongue. I would do this with... pepper-crusted steak?
Wineboy rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

drying the fruit slightly before making the wine allows the winery to produce a wine with higher alcohol levels, a touch more residual sugars and softer acids than Mother Nature gives "cool climate Canada". Big bold black fruit with heavier body and power than expected. None of the raisiny elements that can sometimes loose me. Power
Andrew Bernardo rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is full of blackberry, black plum, black cherry, iron, mesquite, and a touch of fresh leather. Easily consumed. 90 Points.
Luc Delorme rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

As memorable as the 2015 vintage, The Magician istarts of with a complex notes of black fruit, smoke and pepper. Refreshing light on the palate for a Shiraz, the wine expresses good balance of acidity and tannins. The Pinot Noir component bring some earthiness to the bold Shiraz, and the kiln-dried process extracts the most out of the Niagara grapes. This unique wine is certainly worth the price of entry. It’ll work well with red meat and stews, but is approchable to have on its own.
Samer Forzley rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

On the nose: Black cherry, blackberry, blueberry, violets, leather, smoke, spice.

On the pallet: black cherry, blackberry, plums, and tobacco.

An interesting wine with a blend of Syrah and Pino Noir. Well rounded with a long finish of pepper and tobacco. Should pair well with steak or roast beef.

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Reif Estate Winery The Magician Shiraz Pinot Noir 2016, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A., Canada: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine Drink: 2018-2022. 246413 14% XD 750 mL  $29.95 Score: Natalie's tasting note, score, food pairings and recipes for this wine. December 7, 2018 Best Beef Wine  Full Review




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