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Cherry Avenue Pinot Noir VQA 1.5L Magnum

by Tawse Winery 2017

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$102.95

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1-2 weeks

Producer : Tawse Winery

Region : Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)

Bottle Per Case : 1 x 1500 ml

Food Pairing : Breads, Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Vegetables

Tasting Notes

Cherry Vineyard was the first one purchased by Moray Tawse in 2000, and is the estate vineyard that surrounds Tawse Winery. Composed of three blocks, named after Moray's three children, it has been Certified Organic since 2008.

“Among the three single vineyard 2017 Tawse pinots this finds a middle ground between the solid quite tannic Quarry Road, and the more elegant and deft Tintern Road. It shows fairly aromatic red cherry fruit, with dried herbs and florals plus wood spice and a touch of underlying volatility. It is medium bodied, fairly fleshy with underlying sourness and fairly firm tannin. The length is excellent.”
91 points – David Lawrason, WineAlign, June 2020

Specs

Bottles Per Case Single Bottles
Point Score 91
Cellaring Drink Now or Cellar
Sweetness Descriptor XD - Extra Dry See Sweetness Chart
Bottle Size 1500 ml
Producer Tawse Winery
Region Canada (Canada), Niagara (Canada), Ontario (Canada)
Alcohol 13.0% alc./vol.
Style Warm and fruity
Vintage 2017
Farming Method Organic, Sustainable, Traditional
Grapes 100% Pinot Noir
Food Pairing Breads, Hard Cheese, Pasta, Red Meat, Vegetables
Descriptors Earthy, Fruity
Wine Type Red
Wood Presence Oaked
Body Medium
Price of Case $102.95

The Producer

Tawse Winery

Situated on the lower slopes of the Niagara Escarpment, Tawse is a family-owned organic winery. A life-long lover of wine, Burgundy in particular, founder Moray Tawse purchased the Cherry Avenue property in 2001 after realizing the great potential of the Niagara Escarpment as a word-class cool-climate wine region. In 2005, he opened his state-of-the-art winery in Vineland, complete with a six-level, gravity-flow design, geo-thermal system and a wetland bio-filter.

The inspiration for Moray’s eponymous Niagara property came from his love of Burgundian Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. Uniting traditional winemaking techniques with state-of-the-art technology, Tawse and the award-winning winemaking team of Paul Pender and Rene Van Ede, is dedicated to producing terroir-driven wines of exceptional elegance, depth and character.

At Tawse, winemaking begins in the vineyards. We proudly apply rigorous organic methods to every aspect of our production from grape-growing to winemaking and Ecocert seals appear on all wines made from our estate fruit.

Today, having acquired over 200 acres (5 vineyards) and being named Canadian Winery of the year in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2016, Tawse Winery now produces 30,000 cases of wine and has one of the largest portfolios of organic wines in the Niagara region.

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