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
Mission Hill Family Estate Family Estate Reserve Pinot Noir 2009
V.Q.A., Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
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BC Product #: 584581
SAQ Product #: 11092027


 
Price: $24.95
Alcohol: 13.5%
Drink: 2011-2015
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml
Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Mission Hill Family Estate
Agent: Mark Anthony Brands
More Vintages: 2011  2010  Add New Vintage 
 
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 was reviewed December 10, 2011 by
 

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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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