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Anthony Gismondi on Wine
Mission Hill Family Estate Oculus
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16½/20

Mission Hill Family Estate Oculus 1998

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaGreat colour. Licorice, pepper, ripe blackberry fruity jammy cassis aromas. Very inviting. Similar flavours, more fruit and fairly elegant on the palate. This wine keeps improving in the bottle and one more year should really help. Fine effort. The blend is 36/32/32/ merlot, cabernet sauvignon, cabernet franc; 12 months in 62 percent new French oak: 100 percent Osoyoos fruit.Tasted: 01 March 2001Tasted by: Anthony GismondiPrices: BC 33.00 Producer: Mission Hill Family EstateDistributors: Mark Anthony Wines and Spirits
Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon - Merlot - Cabernet Franc