Burrowing Owl Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Oliver, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaThe relatively warm 2013 growing season has yielded some impressive cabernet fruit from the deep southern Okanagan Valley in this case black cherry and thorny cassis notes jump from the glass. Savoury olive notes poke through, as do supple leather, graphite and tobacco leaf notes. Both free run and pressed wines spend 22 months in French and Hungarian oak (37 percent of which was new). Tannins are still furry, finishing pressed out with bitter espresso flavours. All French or conversely, less mixed wood, might let the earthy, desert-tinged fruit with bright structure and stature stand up on its own. Solid. Serve with your favourite lamb dishes or lay this away for some short term cellaring.Tasted: 02 November 2016Tasted by: Anthony Gismondi and Treve RingPrices:
|BC||$35.00||750ml||winery direct, private and VQA wine shops|
|AB||$48.00||750ml||private wine shops|
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Grape: Cabernet SauvignonCSPC: 178749UPC: 688229006135