Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Merlot


The 2007 growing season was one of the coolest on record in the Okanagan Valley. This cool weather, comparable to the 1999 and 2001 seasons, enabled a slower ripening of the fruit, allowing for pristinely preserved primary fruit flavours, powerful tannins and a firm acid backbone that will give the wines from this vintage a long life. This wine has aromas of dark black cherry, blackberry, and subtle notes of violet, tobacco, sweet vanilla and spicy oak. On the palate, the wine is rich, dark and brooding, with abundant silky tannins and bright natural acidity. The finish is soft and the flavours persist long after swallowing.

From Burrowing Owl Estate Winery