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SpearHead Pinot Noir 'Golden Retreat Vineyard, Okanagan Valley BC
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Region: British Columbia Okanagan Valley
Vintage: 2017
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WineDiva's Review

Pinot Noir maestro, Grant Stanley heads up the winemaking at Spearhead these days, so there's no surprise we're seeing additional SKUs of Pinot.
The Golden Retreat Vineyard is a western aspect site near Summerland with a south facing exposure. The vines (Dijon and Pommard clones) were planted in its volcanic soils in 2008/2009. The wine was matured 13 months in 100% French oak barrels.
Expect spicy cherries, vanilla, rhubarb, leather, and tealeaf with undertones of smoked bacon. It has a supple entry, good structure and notable brightness and savoury character.


 
Recommended Pairings
Eat your Root Veggies, French Food


©copyright 2022 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Diva reviewed - 2019-09-01 16:37:31.0

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