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Mission Hill Oculus Red 2011

Mission Hill Oculus Red 2011
Mission Hill Oculus Red 2011
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Rating91

Price$120.00

Vintage2011

AppellationOkanagan Valley

WineryMission Hill Winery

Alcohol13.50%

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed Wine

Aging ProgramBarrel aged 13 months in French oak

Oak OriginFrench

Blend71% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Cabernet Franc

Total Acidity5.80 g/L

The Mission Hill Oculus Red 2011 is a robust, yet elegant, red wine blend. Flavors of boysenberry, fig, damson plum, and chocolate combine with accents of spice, fruit, and mineral. This wine has grand tannins and structure, with enough bright acidity to provide exquisite balance.

This red blend from Mission Hill Winery is 71% Merlot, 16% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 13% Cabernet Franc. The wine is hand harvested from Mission Hill’s Osoyoos and Oliver vineyards, and is then carefully pressed and aged for 13 months in French oak.

Taste SummaryBerry, Chocolate, Plum

Wine QualitiesFruity, Spicy


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