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Mission Hill Family Estate Five Vineyards Cabernet Merlot 2011

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There are 9 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

A nice earthy wine. Aromas of spice, plum and berries and some smoke. Medium bodied, rich tannins and berry and smoky flavours come through on the palate. Give it some time to open up and enjoy it with whatever you feel like throwing on the BBQ.
Community Reviewer reviewed this wine as follows:

Opens with big plum, blackberry and dark cherry aromas, laced with the classic dried herb note of the southern Okanagan. The palate has a gush of dark fruit and juicy acidity, along with subtle flavors of spice, vanilla and cedar.

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Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Red berry fruit and cedar on the nose with vanilla, dark chocolate, spice and blackberry on the palate. Overall has a nice layered complexity with enough body to stand up to red meat.
Douglas McMillan rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Vanilla, plum, coffee, and raspberry. A big hit with me for because of the noticeable, round tannins and bright acidity. A balanced finish with the tartness, berries, and tannins. This could stand up to BBQ ribs.
Sean O'Regan rated this wine as 87/100 with the following review:

June 22, 2014: Deep ruby with a candied nose of black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and oak spice. Ripe cherry, plum, vanilla and some herb notes with good balance. Missing some Okanagan terroir/sage notes for me, but a solid wine nonetheless that can't miss with burgers.
Terry Jeans rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Talk about a great value wine that is robust enough to take on a grilled steak. Some nice complex aromas of blackberry, spice, black olive, vanilla and oak with sufficient tannins and acid to enhance the flavours of more intense red meats.
Kristin Perrin rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

Earthy red berries / vanilla / woody / smokey / spicey / moderate body, tannins and acidity

Beef Bourguignon. Thank God for slow cookers.
Chris Coughlin rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

New label, same ol' goodness. Red and blackberries, plum, and a hint of under-brush, a good sipper with beef dinners.
Jane Staples rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

A dark ruby red blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. An enticing nose of perfume, incence, cedar, graphite and mint with a palate showing red berries and blueberries, cedar, mint anda slight vegetal touch. Full-bodies, mouth-puckering tannins.
Super with a big barbequed steak.

Natalie's Review

Mission Hill Family Estate Five Vineyards Cabernet Merlot 2011, Okanagan Valley, BC VQA, Canada: Robust and tannic, needs some cellar time and an hour of decanting. This full-bodied blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot is sourced from five vineyards on the winery's estate. Dark fruit, tarry notes and smoky oak. Good with a rare steak. Drink: 2013-2017. 145102 13% XD 750 mL  $16.45 Score: 87/100. June 18, 2014  Full Review




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