Grape Variety: Merlot
Category: Red Wine
Location Bought: Burrowing Owl Vineyard Winery
Region: Okanagan Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Burrowing Vineyard Winery
Alcohol: 14% Alcohol/Vol.
Description: Medium+ ruby in colour with a medium to medium+ intense nose.
Positive Notes: This merlot has nice juicy flavor featuring raspberry, plums, dark chocolate, thyme, sweet basil and vanilla. Full body with medium to Medium+ tannins, good acidity & a long length.
Negatives: A touch hot on the taste
Drink now on its own or over the next 5 years and pair it with beef Bourguignon.
Tasted: 13 June 13
Score: 9/10, Value: 8.5/10 Total: 7.5/20
Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 3.5+