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Burrowing Owl Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2017 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2017

Burrowing Owl Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2017

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

Community Score:91/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $33.95

Drink: 2019-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Burrowing Owl

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A full-bodied 100% Chardonnay from the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Smoky on the nose with toasted nut and ripe tropical fruit aromas. Dry, rich and buttery on the palate with tropical fruit, ripe stone-fruit and smoky vanilla flavours on the palate. Pair with roast pork.

Chardonnay food pairings: deep sea scallops, pan-fried cod, pasta in an Alfredo sauce.

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This Burrowing Owl Estate Bottled Chardonnay 2017 was reviewed on December 17, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Linda Mertes WSET 2 rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

A perennial favourite, Burrowing Owl's Chardonnay is a British Coloumbian wine that is full-bodied. Pale gold in the glass, tropical fruit, peach, and herbal aromas. On the palate, the oak reveals itself in caramel notes offset by the minerality provided by the low acidity. Notes of licorice and petrol on the finish. Pair with seafood, cream sauce dishes, and herbal touches of fennel and anise.
Jenny Ratcliffe-Wright CWM rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

A fresh and clean style with tropical notes. Light and delicate on the palate with preserved lemon, fresh peaches and tinned pineapple. Try with squid with green chilli and fresh limes @wrightwineblog
Burrowing Owl 2017 Chardonnay is a rich and buttery, full-bodied Chard with peach cobbler, tropical fruit notes, toasted nut and a lingering mineral finish balanced with vibrant acidity. Love the creamy weighty mouthfeel on the palate. Made by the Wyse family, this Chardonnay was awarded a Silver Medal at the 2018 Pacific Rim International Wine Competition. - Community Wine Reviews

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