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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2008 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2008

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2008

Okanagan Valley, BC, VQA, Canada

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Drink: 2010-2015

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 89/100

Juicy and mouth-watering with a full-bodied weight and lovely aromas of cedar forest, black cherries and dark spices. This wine was aged 14 months in oak, which gives it a toasty finish.

Cabernet Franc food pairings: hearty meat dishes.

This Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Cabernet Franc 2008 was reviewed on April 22, 2011 by Natalie MacLean

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The grapes were harvested on October 22, 2007 from Burrowing Owl Vineyards in Oliver. In appearance, this wine has a dark plum core with a cherry rim. Aromas of this wine boast powerful expressions of ripe dark fruit with chocolate and coffee undertones, plus a hint of tobacco. The dark fruit and chocolate persist onto the palette along with strawberry and some capsicum. Balanced acidity and velvety tannins give the palette some great length and persistence that will carry this wine for years to come. The grapes were de-stemmed, crushed, and inoculated with our preferred yeast strains. The wine was allowed to remain on skins for an average of 20 days prior to pressing off. The wine was aged in oak barrels (25% new, mainly French) with periodic rackings.

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