I went into this with a cynical sneer. It’s been a long time since I purely enjoyed Mission Hill. I find the breadth of their output like Mercedes Benz, trying to be all things to all people without just focusing on doing less, but very, very well. Well I was surprised.
This has a lush, jammy, soft and comforting dark fruit hit on the tongue with a gentle leathery finish. It drinks like many California reds but slightly less alcoholic and not quite the affront you might expect. Professionals use words like generous and on a wine like this; extremely easy to the last drop. You can pick it up from the vineyard for under $30 and on that note alone, highly recommended.
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