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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2017

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2017

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

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $34.95

Drink: 2019-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 88/100

From the Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, Burrowing Owl 2019 Sauvignon Blanc has a splash of Semillon added to it. Bright and fragrant on the nose with gooseberry, tropical fruit, lemon meringue and wild herb aromas, this is a beautifully-balanced and complex white wine; dry and mouth-filling with layers of tropical fruit, grapefruit, apple, fine herb, citrus peel, nutty, spicy and flinty mineral flavours on the palate. Elegant, beautifully-crafted and summer in a glass for sure. Pour with grilled chicken dishes. The Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon grapes were harvested by hand with 35% of the juice fermented and aged for three months in a selection of new French oak with a small portion in Acacia barrels; the balance of the juice was fermented and aged in stainless-steel tanks.

Sauvignon Blanc food pairings: smoked white fish, grilled mahi mahi with peach chutney, fish tacos.

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This Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2017 was reviewed on March 25, 2020 by Natalie MacLean

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Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a pretty, fresh wine that is perfect for spring. Aromas of green herbs, pineapple, lemon-lime, fresh grass, and melon. Dry on the palate, with tropical and citrus fruit notes, bright acidity and fresh green herbal notes. Refreshing and bright - enjoy with spring pea risotto.

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