Henry Of Pelham Speck Family Reserve Baco Noir 2015, VQA Ontario

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Baco Noir Baco Noir
Ontario, Canada

$24.95 (461699)

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Critic Reviews (5)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

The recently created Speck Family Reserve tier of baco noir features very low yielding vines planted in 1982 in a...

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WineAlign Exchange Tasting Notes
WineAlign Exchange Tasting Notes

Food Pairing:

Venison, lamb or steak, spicy pasta with rich tomato sauce.

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

From vines planted in 1984, a more than significant fact of experience, wisdom and acumen from this baco noir. Couple...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An intriguingly smoky, fresh and balanced, oaked (generously, but not excessively oaky) example, surely the best yet...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Average final score from judges at the 2017 National Wine Awards of Canada. Tasted blind June 2017.

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Community Reviews (6)

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todd10
todd10

On the nose I was surprised to only get some white pepper. I was prepared to be disappointed until I tasted it. I was getting, leather, smoke, and wood. I felt as if I was sitting in a nice cigar lounge sipping on this wine. It was fantastic. A very rounded wine. The tannin's were very smooth. As the night progressed, these flavoured evolved to more fruit flavours such as cherry.
2015 vintage tasted in April 2019

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Ron  Rouse
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Ron  Rouse
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fac

Jim and I drank with pot roast Feb 2/2018 - quite bitter - Jim said the VQL version better - don't buy
Score - 92. (David Lawrason, winealign.com, Jan. 25, 2017) (Jan 14/18) - wine case (Dec/17)

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