50th Parallel Estate is pleased to introduce and release our 2014 Unparalleled Pinot Noir. This newest addition to our Pinot family won a GOLD medal at the 2016 National Wine Awards of Canada and it was awarded 90 pts, receiving a SILVER medal at the Decanter World Wine Awards. Only 4153 bottles of this special wine were produced.
Sweet navel orange, Meyer lemon and dominant peach flavours provide a welcome entry. Lemongrass and Bartlett pear chime in to produce a cornucopia of fruit characters that are accentuated by creaminess from the 20% of fruit that was French oak fermented.
The palate is lush and mouth filling, with abundant exotic melon fruits. Generous and sweet fruit on entry, the finish is rich, long and refreshingly dry with a touch of acidity to complement a hint of cardamom spice.
The mouth is in for a treat as only the best Riesling components come together in this 2016 offering. Lime leaf, pear, and white Rainier cherries greet upon entry. Green apple and pronounced granite mineral elements finish off with racy acidity and tension completing what will likely again be the must have Riesling of 2016.
A lively mix of fresh young garden strawberries, guava and yellow bell pepper seamlessly combine for this perfect crowd pleaser. The long refreshing finish comes from the touch of silky pinot skin tannin extracted from our long and slow ferment.