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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Athene 2008

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is pleased to announce the release of the 2008 ATHENE (a-THEE-nee); the first new label to be added to Burrowing Owl’s award winning line up of premium wines in 8 years. The name chosen for this blend comes from the biological genus, Athene, to which the burrowing owl belongs: Athene cunicularia. The 2008 Athene is a blend of Syrah (53%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (47%). What started out as an experimental blend in the cellar, turned into a beautiful wine which features aromas of dark red, luscious fruit, chocolate, mint, black currant and spice. One can also detect white pepper, cassis and ripe red cherries. The palate is dominated by dark red fruits, cassis and black currant with hints of cigar box and tobacco leaf. The tannins are silky smooth and the acidity is well balanced.

 Producer Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
 Region Okanagan Valley
 Country Canada
 Varietals Syrah (Shiraz)Cabernet Sauvignon
 Alcohol 14.5% alc/vol
 Vintage 2008

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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery
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Burrowing Owl Estate Winery

Oliver, British Columbia, Canada Oliver, British Columbia, Canada

Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is one of BC’s leading wineries, both from the perspective of the premium wines it produces, from the more than 100,000 tourists that visit the winery each year and from the leadership it has shown in embracing an environmentally responsible program from the top to the bottom...

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