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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Burrowing Owl Vineyards Chardonnay 2007 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Burrowing Owl Vineyards Chardonnay 2007

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Burrowing Owl Vineyards Chardonnay 2007

BC VQA Okanagan Valley, Canada

Community Score: 4.4/5

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Price: $25.00

Drink: 2009-2013

Bottle size: 750 ml



 

Alcohol: 13.4%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine


Winery: Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Agent: Appellation Wines

Product: 510933

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Hazelnut, buttery-rich with a lovely weight and mouth-filling texture. Good length on the finish of this full-bodied wine.

This was reviewed December 1, 2009 by

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The grapes for this wine were harvested from the Burrowing Owl Estate vineyards in September, 2007. The fruit was whole-cluster pressed and the juice drained by gravity flow into stainless steel tanks where it was chilled and allowed to settle for 24 hours to remove excess solids. It was then racked off its lees and inoculated with a mixture of preferred yeast strains selected for aromatic and textural contributions. The wine was then transferred to a mixture of barrels from our preferred coopers (90% French, 10% American, 50% new, 50% one year old) for barrel fermentation and partial malolactic fermentation. After fermentation, the wine was held in barrel for approximately 6 months and the yeast lees were stirred fortnightly to further enhance mouthfeel. The wine was then removed from barrels, stabilized and filtered in preparation for bottling, which occurred in June, 2008.
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