2015 Tenacity Pinot Noir UNFILTERED


Technical Information

Varietal: Pinot Noir

Vineyard: Susan's Vineyard

Appellation: Creekshores

VQA: Yes

Alcohol: 13.6%

Retail: $50.00

Licensee: N/A

Tasting Notes

The single vineyard blend of four clones opens with a velvety entrance and erupts into berry fruit of every description. Ripe tannins frame gently with a perfect dusting of acidity to complement the lot. Fantastic intensity and incredibly pleasing. 100% appellation Creek Shores, Niagara. 


Beppi Crosariol | Rating: 92pts | Review Date: May 2018

"Just 180 cases of this pinot, to be released May 5th, were produced from a Niagara vineyard that normally yields 600 cases for the boutique estate's flagship pinot bottling. Such was the weather in 2015, when a devastating spring frost destroyed 75 per cent of the bud clusters. The surviving fruit that made it to maturity, however, clearly benefited from the vines' reduced crop burden, ripening beautifully. This is silky, supple and succulent pinot, Burgundian in elegance, with notes of cherry, light spice and whispers of caramel and toasty oak.  Gently sticky tannins supply welcome structure and bode well for possibly eight years in the cellar.  Available direct through 16milcellar.com."

winery location

3555 Eleventh Street, St. Catharines, ON  L2R 6P7  CANADA

T. 905.562.5225  F. 416.203.9231

E. info@16milecellar.com

winery mailing address

365 Bay Street, Suite 1100, Toronto, ON  M5H 2V1 CANADA

T. 416.203.2115