Drink.  Learn.  Laugh.  Repeat.

Welcome Back!Sign in here:

Not Registered?Become one of our thirsty clan 279,360 strong:

Register Today!

Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2015

Thanks for liking this wine! Let your friends on Twitter and Facebook know about it by clicking on the buttons here.

If you've already connected your Twitter account, then you don't need to click on the Twitter button to share your review as it'll be done for you.

Optional: Before you share your wine find with friends, you can pick a score or make a quick tasting note, or both if you like:


My Score:
 
My Tasting Notes:
Expand Box




Community Reviews

There are 7 user submitted reviews for this wine.

Melanie Lloyd rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

On the nose, there are aromas of peach, petrol, almond, saline, herbal notes, and white flower.

On the palate, there are flavours of peach, lychee, lemon, clementine, mineral notes, and a slightly bitter almond finish.

Enjoy with seafood salad.

Tasted May 2018
Jennifer Havers rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Aromas of lemon-lime and white grapefruit, also leaning more to bright, tropical notes - mango and guava are subtle but present on the palate. Nice balance of flavours. Enjoy with seafood, and summer salads.
Courtney Flood rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Grapefruit, gooseberry, lemongrass, smoke, mineral, green grape. Crisp and creamy and a little bitter, and a long lingering savouriness like a good cheese. There is a lot going on here! Would go with a great varierty of cheese, particularly aged hard cheese like parm, manchego, or a smoked chedder. Would also go excellent with a grilled fish.
Greg Hughes rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Tropical and fresh. Inviting and easy to drink. This Sauv Blanc is produced by the Goliath of the Canadian wine industry, Mission Hill.
They have more area under vine than anyone else in Canada... By far!
Their Sauv has lots of crisp acidity. A deep yellow colour, and aromas of melon, gooseberry, and passionfruit.
Lemongrass tea, lemon, more guava and passionfruit, and a pleasing finish.
Put this alongside your hipster avocado toast. You know you want some....
Craig Kuziemsky rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Lemongrass, citrus and herb notes on the nose and palate. Pair with shrimp scampi or roasted chicken. Tasted May 2018.
Jon Steeves rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Refreshing and crisp, mouthwatering with aromatics of lime zest, lemongrass, a hint of sweet basil. A great companion for sushi, herb roasted chicken or Seasonal favourite roast turkey with fixings. Tasted Dec 2016. Rated 89/100.
Monique Sosa rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Zesty lemon grass, white pepper, citrus and green pineapple. Fresh, crisp, and light bodied with long zesty fresh herb finish. Enjoy pearing with asparagus salads. Tasted Dec 2016 - @sommsosa / bespoketastings.ca




Natalie's Review

Mission Hill Family Estate Reserve Sauvignon Blanc 2015, Okanagan, British Columbia BC VQA, Canada: Beautifully refreshing on the palate. This BC Sauvignon Blanc offers aromas of white melon, white pepper and lemon. Crisp and medium-bodied. Pair with fresh seafood. Drink: 2015-2020. 57430 13% D 750 mL  $22.99 Score: 89/100. May 22, 2018 Best Value White Wine. Splendid Salad Wine  Full Review

Ad

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO

PAIR WINE
& FOOD?

Join me in a free online video class to learn the secrets to perfect pairings.

Wine of the Week

As featured on  

CTV Wine of the Week!

Konzelmann Estate Winery White Wine
Pinot Blanc 2018,
Niagara Peninsula, Ontario V.Q.A. ...

Natalie MacLean

Canada's Most Quoted Wine Writer

Natalie MacLean is editor of Canada's largest wine review web site, publishing hundreds of wine reviews every week for more than 279,360 members.

She was named the World's Best Drinks Writer at the World Food Media Awards in Australia.

Natalie has published two books with Random House, the second was named one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year. Get access to all of her reviews today by becoming a member of her site.

FEEL LOST IN THE

LCBO?

Know the wines you want before you even get to the store with my wine reviews. Join now. It's free.

Red, White & Drunk All Over

  Best Books of the Year

Red, White & Drunk all over by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean writes about wine with a sensuous obsession... and often laugh-out-loud funny... Terrific.

Rex Pickett, Sideways

Ms. MacLean is the disarming Everywoman. She loves wine, loves drinking ... ultimately, it's a winning formula.

Eric Asimov, The New York Times

GOT A SMARTPHONE?

Access my reviews on mobile with the bar code scanner.

GET NAT'S APP

Unquenchable: A Tipsy Search

  Best Books of the Year

Unquenchable by Natalie MacLean

Natalie MacLean is a new force in the wine writing world ‐ a fiesty North American answer to Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson. She can write beautifully about wine.

The Financial Times of London

There are very few people in the wine world who "get it" and Natalie is one of those who brings more fun to a buttoned-up and stodgy game.

Gary Vaynerchuck, Wine Library TV

Starting a Wine Cellar?

Expert advice for all budgets

Insider tips on starting a wine cellar
From wine racks to underground caves, insider tips on size and space, number of bottles, ideal conditions and reputable resources.   learn more  
Winner World's Best Drink Writer
WFour-Time Winner James Beard Foundation
Five-Time Winner Association of Food Journalists
Six-Time Winner Bert Greene Award
Best Wine Literature Book Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Online Writer of the Year Louis Roederer International Wine Writing Award