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Burrowing Owl Athene 2013 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Athene 2013

Burrowing Owl Athene 2013

Okanagan Valley, British Columbia B.C. V.Q.A., Canada

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $43.95

Drink: 2016-2022

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Burrowing Owl

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 90/100

A robust BC red wine blend of Cabernet and Syrah grapes. Smoky, toasty oak with a charred, blackened edge. This is the winery's flagship label. Pair with grilled meats.

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This Burrowing Owl Athene 2013 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Heather Wall - CS; WSET Advanced rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Certainly a most handsome wine with a dark and brooding persona in the glass. Coincidence that Fifty Shades Darker opens in theatres for Valentine's Day? Masculine aromas of pencil lead, swirling sweet cigar, cedar, dark cherry, and chocolate. Rich and full-bodied with youthful tannins and balanced acidity. Lingering toffee and cherry finish. Oh, and there is a little vanilla. ?? Happy Valentine's Day. Pair with finer cuts of beef or braised lamb.
Tasted: January 2017
Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 91/100 with the following review:

Rich and densely concentrated fruit. Thick mouthfeel, and very full bodied. Inky ruby red. Cherry, dark chocolate, mocha, and black pepper. Succulent and very tasty plum / cherry / mocha long finish. Paired well with braised beef short-rib. Tasted April 2017. 91 points
Equal amounts of Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah make up this rich, red wine blend from Burrowing Owl winery in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Lots of intense ripe red and black fruit on the palate. Finishes with some spicy notes. The 2013 vintage could also cellar for a couple of years. - Community Wine Reviews

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