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Burrowing Owl Syrah 2014 Wine Review

Burrowing Owl Syrah 2014

Burrowing Owl Syrah 2014

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

Community Score:92/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $40.95

Drink: 2017-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Burrowing Owl

Agent: Wyse Wine Agency

Natalie's Score: 92/100

A supple, smooth, seductive red wine made from estate grown BC Syrah grapes. Syrah really shines in the Okanagan Valley and here's a great example of it. Pair with pork tenderloin.

Syrah food pairings: lamb tangine, roast rack of lamb, beef long ribs on the barbie.

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This Burrowing Owl Syrah 2014 was reviewed on April 4, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Reviews and Ratings

Matt Steeves - Certified Sommelier reviewed this wine as follows:

For over 20 years Burrowing Owl has been producing some of Canada's finest wines, from the Wine Capital of Canada, Oliver, BC. Their 2014 Syrah was sourced from their Black Sage vineyard in Oliver, and their Lake Eva's vineyard in Osoyoos. The grapes were hand picked and sorted, vinified then barrel aged for 18 months in a blend of 70% French, 22% American, 4% Hungarian, and 4% Russian oak, 20% one-year-old and 60% neutral oak to preserve the fresh fruit characteristics while softening the wine to integrate all its components. Deep ruby red colour, the nose shows sweet dark cherries, pepper, violets, plum, bacon, and smoked meat. Rich and succulent with great texture and refreshing acidity, this Syrah is ideally suited for enjoying with grilled meats or rich stews. Drink 2017-2022+. Tasted May 2017. 92 points. Matt Steeves - www.quercusvino.ca
Burrowing Owl (2014) is a smooth, seductive Syrah from British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. Syrah does well here and this wine is a real crown pleaser. Difficult to find though. Lots of intense blueberry, blackberry and black cherry on the nose and palate, with a lingering mocha finish. Very nicely done. - Community Wine Reviews

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