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Burrowing Owl Athene Cabernet 2010 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Athene Cabernet 2010

Burrowing Owl Athene Cabernet 2010

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

Community Score: 4.6/5

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $44.95

Product #: 371336

Drink: 2016-2020



 

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Burrowing Owl

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 92/100

Leaps out of the glass, eager to engage your senses. Full-bodied and supple, with complex layers of black brooding fruit and a savory, meaty, juicy middle note on the palate. Long finish. Leave this baby in the cellar for at least another two years please. Decant 1-2 hours.

Cabernet food pairings: grilled steaks.

Best Beef Wine

This was reviewed August 3, 2014 by

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Darlene Myers CAPS Sommelier rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

Wow, that's what my friend and I both said when we enjoyed this wine recently. Gorgeous, rich and supple - the aromatics on this wine had us swooning. And the flavors didn't disappoint either. Rich dark fruits, blackberry, a hint of sage on both the nose and the palate, and toasty oak. The tannins were balanced and it had a beautiful lingering finish. We enjoyed this wine with some great Canadian beef, but it's delicious all by itself as well. A great Canadian wine.
Truly one of Canada's benchmark red wines! This full-bodied Okanagan red is a blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes that offers up black fruit and toasty oak aromas. Great cellar candidate. - Community Wine Reviews

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