Burrowing Owl Athene 2011, BC VQA Okanagan Valley

Red Blend Red Blend
British Columbia, Canada

$44.95 (371336)

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89 pts
5
March 07, 2015

Critic Reviews (3)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

This is a polished and concentrated, very ripe but (almost) balanced blend of syrah and cabernet, one of the more...

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DJ Kearney
DJ Kearney

The Athene blends equal parts of cabernet sauvignon and syrah a harmony that has excelled in Australia and Chile. ...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Athene is a rare blend of cabernet and syrah - a duo BC should be considering more often. Typical of Burrowing Owl it...

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Jason Solanki
Jason Solanki

Blend consisting of 55% Syrah and 45% Cabernet Sauvignon. Medium+ intensity aromas with black pepper, black fruit, floral, currant and oak notes. It's medium-to-full bodied and elegantly styled with pleasing aroma replays and some purple fruit notes mid-palate. Has very good, balanced acids. Tannins could use 1-2 years to soften, but enjoyable now. Finish is long and smooth. Tasted Mar/2015. Score: 89+ pts

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