Quails' Gate Pinot Noir 2014, BC VQA Okanagan Valley

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Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
British Columbia, Canada

$28.95 (585760)

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89 pts
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September 03, 2016

Critic Reviews (7)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A meaty and generous pinot noir from Quail's Gate that is very typical of their house style. Think Burgundy meets...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a nicely firm, juicy and balanced pinot with nicely lifted sour cherry, cranberry, fresh herbs, subtle oak...

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Nadia  Fournier
Nadia Fournier

Less woody than before, closer to the fruity aromas of pinot, with a fairly tannic fleshy texture and a very nice...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Ripe, meaty and sweet dark fruit-flavoured, Quails' Gate's '14 pinot is a plush and immediately appealing wine. Acids...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Pinot noir is the flagship red at Quails’ Gate and under winemaker Nikki Callaway, it's reaching a level of elegance...

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Craig Pinhey
Craig Pinhey

Old world styled nose, with some funk, tar, and smoke. The cherry fruit is there, though, in the back. Dry on the...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2016 National Wine Awards of Canada. Tasted blind June 2016.

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Community Reviews (3)

Jesse Pisanelli
Jesse Pisanelli

Ripe and viscous, the purpose fruit (strawberry and Some Reduced Slightly spice) is pure. Delicious wine. Reminds me of Oregon pinot without the excessive oak.

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Barry McLarnon
Barry McLarnon

At first sniff, my wife exclaimed "smoked paprika", and I had to agree. With aeration, that smoky note became less pronounced, but still added a nice bit of spice to the nose. A good food wine, with fairly balanced acidity and pleasant cherryish fruit, but I found that it came up a bit short and tart in the finish. Well made, but at $29, the value proposition is a bit questionable.

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