Mission Hill Reserve Pinot Noir 2011, VQA Okanagan Valley

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Pinot Noir Pinot Noir
British Columbia, Canada

$24.95 (545012)

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89 pts
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February 15, 2014

Critic Reviews (4)

David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is an edgy, intense pinot with lifted aromas of cran-currant fruit, sage/thyme herbs, light wood smoke and dried...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Here's a juicy plum wine with noticeable warm alcohol that goes subterranean and won't make you homesick for alien...

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Anthony Gismondi
Anthony Gismondi

Smells like pinot... yeah! Mission Hill has done a fine job evolving its pinot noir and the 2011 is a case in point....

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This wine has improved since I first tasted in march of 2013, with oak becoming much better integrated and allowing...

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Community Reviews (2)

fleece 57
fleece 57

nice but not buying more

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Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson
Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson

This wine is classic BC Pinot — some earthy, slightly foxy notes as well as raspberry and tart cherry notes on the nose, with ripe red fruit notes and modest herbal notes on the medium-bodied palate. It's juicy, with a bit of weight and complexity thanks to some tasty spice notes.

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