Flat Rock Cellars Pinot Noir 2013, VQA Niagara Peninsula

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Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
Ontario, Canada

$20.20 (1545)

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89 pts
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Critic Reviews (5)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Open and fragrant, textbook pinot: raspberry-strawberry, leafy. Fine dusty tannins. Juicy. Really pretty wine,...

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Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

Probably the best vintage yet for this delicate Niagara pinot, that has a Burgundian feel. It is a pale cherry red...

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Rémy Charest
Rémy Charest

Pretty classic cherry and tobacco nose, with a good touch of oak at the back. The tannins are fine and firm, at this...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2015 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2015.

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

A really approachable Flat Rock pinot noir in 2013 whiffs sweet perfume and late summer Algonquin Park pine forest....

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Community Reviews (7)

Larry Isaacson
Larry Isaacson

Great stuff. Much like a real Bourgogne. I stocked up.

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Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

This one really captures the essence of "feminine" pinot noir - an excellent value, especially at the recent discounted price of $17.95. Ed Madronich is clearly making great strides in his aim of making world-class pinot at affordable prices.

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It's only wine but I like it
It's only wine but I like it

Really impressive pinot here from Flat Rock, best I have tasted from them. Cranberry, beetroot and smokey notes with very well judged oak. Acidity and tannin in good measure. one of the best value pinots (under $20) that I have had. Tasted Jan 2016.

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Laurie Fox
Laurie Fox

I get the strawberry-cherry, dusty firm tannins, great valued pinot!

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Steven Elder
Steven Elder

This is really excellent for the price and the best Flat Rock I've had in a while. Full nose of eucalyptus (unusual for PN!) and floral notes. Med bodied, perfectly ripe fruit with nice mineral touch. Quite long. Succulent and very satisfying. 2013 is clearly a good vintage. Will hold a few years yet, so worth tucking a couple away. Surprised restaurants haven't bought it all up.

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Michael Loken
Michael Loken

Not being a huge pinot drinker, I really don't have a lot of context on this. That being said, the wine is smooth and composed, full of bright red fruit flavours. Something we will probably try again.

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fish88
fish88

Recommended by LCBO staffperson. Enjoyed, smooth, light. Would buy again. #NotAnExpert

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