Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene Chardonnay 2009 Wine Review
Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene Chardonnay 2009
Okanagan Valley, BC, Canada
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Bottle size: 750 ml
Natalie's Score: 93/100
Spectacular in every way! Juicy, savoury black fruit depths. Complexity without the need for understanding why your senses are dancing. Full-bodied, smooth and transporting.
Chardonnay food pairings: pepper-crusted rib-eye steak, seasonal game meats.
This Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene Chardonnay 2009 was reviewed on June 22, 2012 by Natalie MacLean
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|52% Syrah / 48% Cabernet Sauvignon|
A deep, dark, brooding wine, this blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon captures the best of both varieties. The nose is bold and
intense with ripe blackberry, plum and cassis supported by vanilla, coffee, chocolate and oak notes. The palate is full with balanced acid and tannin and flavours of pepper, blueberry and clove from
the Syrah with the rigid backbone, cassis and pipe tobacco notes of the Cabernet Sauvignon. Together they finish on a long, structured palate that has the intensity to mature for the best part of a decade.
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