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Mission Hill Family Estate Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2009 Wine Review

Mission Hill Family Estate Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2009

Mission Hill Family Estate Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2009

V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada

Community Score:89/100

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2011-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Mission Hill Family Estate

Agent: Mark Anthony Brands

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Subtle and reserved with lovely cherry aromas and a terrific balance. Medium-bodied and smooth. Very versatile food wine.

This Mission Hill Family Estate Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2009 was reviewed on December 10, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

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In his 2004 book, North American Pinot Noir, author John Winthrop Haeger wrote that Mission Hill’s management “is at the point of trying to decide ‘whether to get really serious’ about pinot.” Too bad he is not around these days to taste the winery’s Pinot Noir. This wine, well priced for a Pinot, begins with a fine dark colour. It has aromas of cherries and raspberries, leading to flavours of cherry, red plum, spice and vanilla. It has a light backbone of tannin that, with decanting, begins to show the rich and silky texture of this varietal. Score: 89 Source: John Schreiner, johnschreiner.blogspot.com

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