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Mission Hill Reserve Merlot 2017 Wine Review

Mission Hill Reserve Merlot 2017

Mission Hill Reserve Merlot 2017

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

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $31.95

Drink: 2020-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Mission Hill

Agent: Mark Anthony Wine & Spirits

Natalie's Score: 90/100

From the Black Sage Bench, Okanagan South, a juicy and fleshy medium-plus-bodied Merlot aged 15 months in French and American oak. Rich with spicy plum, grippy blackberry, sweet dried tobacco leaf and smoky flavours on the palate. Tannins are firm. Drink or hold.

Merlot food pairings: pulled pork, shepherd’s pie, gourmet burgers.

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This Mission Hill Reserve Merlot 2017 was reviewed on November 3, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Mission Hill Reserve 2017 Merlot is a full-bodied, spicy and smoky red wine from the Black Sage Bench, Okanagan Valley wine region in B.C. Savoury and rich on the nose with smoky blackberry, dark plum, cedar spice, dried tobacco leaf and toasty oak flavours on the palate. Warming at 14% abv. Pair with a juicy roast pork. - Community Wine Reviews

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