Hidden Bench, Felseck Vineyard Pinot Noir, Beamsville Bench, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario 2010
Smoky herb and cocoa notes complement high-acid, red berries. Has a tactile presence and toasty oak sheen. Owner Harold Thiel loves big, oaked reds but his always maintain grace and freshness.
Price: N/A UK www.hiddenbench.com
Taster: Ian D’Agata