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Mission Hill Family Estate Winery 'Vista's Edge' Cabernet Franc, Okanagan Valley, BC
93 Points

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Region: Okanagan Valley West Bank
Vintage: 2017
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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -116059
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WineScores' Review

Jubilant, generous, fragrant.
The Vista's Edge Vineyard is located in Oliver East at an elevation of 330-386 MASL. The soil here is sandy loam with seams of subsoil gravel.
It's a stunning example of this varietal, and was aged 15 months in French oak (25%) new.
Aromas of boysenberries and dusty red plums are layered with fine spice, vanilla, cedar chips and dark cocoa. Despite it's supple weight and generosity on the palate it has levity and a jubilant character. The structure is here as is the very important balance.


 
Recommended Pairings
Rich Meats , Barbeque, Cheese - Blue, Cellar Keepers, French Food


©copyright 2012 Daenna Van Mulligen
Wine Scores reviewed - 2020-04-16 14:20:31.0

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -91843

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -255513

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -125278

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -478727

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90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -80969

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89 Points

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93 Points

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89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -708073

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -91843

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -771840

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Pentage Winery GSM, Dirty Dozen Vineyard, Skaha Lake, Okanagan Valley, BC
92 Points

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93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -768291

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -558239

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -455816

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -850545

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -254995

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92 Points

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Carm Grande Reserva, Douro, Portugal
93 Points

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Okanagan Crush Pad 'Narrative' Malbec, Okanagan Valley, BC
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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -182477

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92 Points

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Bodega La Rural 'La Vuelta' Syrah, Mendoza Argentina
90 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -188540

Ranking: 30.001142
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Black Hills Estate Winery Carmenere, Okanagan Valley BC
93 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -380063

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -489799

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94 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -352583

Ranking: 30.001107
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Black Hills Estate Winery Carmenere, Okanagan Valley BC
92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -380063

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Winemaker's Cut Pinot Noir, Okanagan Valley BC
89 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -6508

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88 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -880542

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94 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -814822

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -880558

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93 Points

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89 Points

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92 Points

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BC CSPC: BC CSPC Code -641688

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92 Points

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