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2018 Reserve Pinot Blanc

2018 Reserve Pinot Blanc

An early pioneer in the Okanagan Valley, today, Mission Hill Family Estate encompasses a broad spectrum of vineyard estates with more than 30 diverse microclimates. Our continual experimentation, understanding of the soil and clones that best perform in specific areas, and technological investment, have led us to precision farming that is both sustainable and delivers ultra-premium grapes.

Our Reserve wines are handcrafted on the premise of “Selection” – selection in the vineyard and the cellar. We source our fruit from the top 15% of our estate vineyards and 75% of the same vineyard blocks are used to ensure consistency vintage to vintage. 

The illustration on our label is an original architect sketch from Tom Kundig when he and Proprietor Anthony von Mandl were designing the winery. The renowned Bell Tower is the focal point surrounded by the hillside where our winery sits.

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/ 750 ml
SKU: 314013
Tasting Notes
Fresh Okanagan pear, orchard apple, and a touch of sagebrush, complimented by generous textures and a lively acidity on the palate.
Food Pairing Notes
Lemon and feta zucchini salad.
Winemaker Notes
Varietals
100% Pinot Blanc
Harvested
September 2018
Aging
45% fermented in oak and aged in barrel
Alcohol %
13.0
TA
6.5 g/L
pH
3.2
Production
Our 2018 Reserve Pinot Blanc was farmed from two of our stunning vineyards in Osoyoos and Oliver. First planted in 1997, the Osoyoos Vineyard is located on a steep, west facing hillside that enjoys the moderating influence with excellent air drainage. Black Sage Bench is a diverse vineyard with more than 60 different individual blocks affording us an amazing array of premium quality fruit. The combination of the soil and wonderful sun exposure provides ideal conditions for growing Pinot Blanc.