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Mission Hill Pinot Gris 2017 Wine Review

Mission Hill Pinot Gris 2017

Mission Hill Pinot Gris 2017

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

Community Score:87/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $22.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Mission Hill

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

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RESERVE / A spritely acidic attack on this medium-bodied BC white wine made from Pinot Gris grapes. Aromas of white pear and some lime. Pair this wine with feta cheese or roasted chicken. MINE: Concentrated pear and minerality on the nose this British Columbia, Okanagan Valley Pinot Gris from Mission Hill is zesty with some leesy minerality on the palate. The Reserve 2014 was one of six finalists for Canada's best wine to pair with feta cheese. OTHER: Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review: Has a golden color. Floral and peach aromas with a crisp citrus flavor on the palate. As the flavor develops a touch of earth-minerality appears and lingers into the finish. OTHER: The Reserve series is a mix of 30 diverse microclimates, using only the top 15 percent of fruit coming off the estate vineyards. In 2017 15 percent of the selected Naramata fruit was barrel fermented and aged four months in oak, five percent of which was new, and ten percent neutral. The result is a wonderfully textural and fresh white with citrus sprinkled ripe stone fruit and ginger spice. Very food friendly. Is Naramata the pinot gris sweet spot? Score - 89 (Anthony Gismondi, gismondionwine.com, Nov. 23, 2018). - Community Wine Reviews

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