Burrowing Owl Chardonnay 2013, BC VQA Okanagan Valley

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Chardonnay Chardonnay
British Columbia, Canada

$34.95 (208694)

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89 pts
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October 31, 2015

Critic Reviews (6)

Sara d'Amato
Sara d'Amato

A really tight, concise chardonnay with a great deal of precision and focus. Bright and savory, dry with notable...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

An engagingly fresh, ripe and full, modestly oaked chardonnay here from Burrowing Owl, with fine acid cut, nicely...

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Rhys Pender, MW
Rhys Pender, MW

Good intense white peach, lemon, nut and popcorn on the nose with well restrained integrated oak use. The palate has...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Showing reduction and barrel youth in its veins, pores, gutters and buffers. Smells just like a young Chardonnay...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a full-on chardonnay, with very good complexity. Its BC origin clearly shows in the firm, almost tart acidity...

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National Wine Awards of Canada
National Wine Awards of Canada

Aggregate final score from judges at the 2015 National Wine Awards of Canada. June 2015.

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Community Reviews (1)

Edward Rasiulis
Edward Rasiulis

This wine transitions perfectly between warm summer days and cool nights

Description: Bright gold in colour with a medium+ intense nose. This wine features medium toasted oak, lemon tart, green apples, tangerines, honeydew melon, peach, pine nuts, oak spice, limestone, dill, peat smoke and meringue on the nose. Medium+ body with good acidity and a long length.

Negatives: None

Interesting Note: Screw top

Drink now or in the next 5-7 of years, on its own or pair it with Escargot in garlic and parsley butter.

Tasted: 2 July 2016

Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5+/10 Total: 17.5+/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+

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