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SYRAH 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BURROWING OWL
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Intense, complex, spicy, intense, ripe cassis-cherry-plum puree nose with some smoky mocha-chocolate notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, well structured, slightly spicy, intense, ripe plum-cherry-cassis flavours with a lingering, crisp, somewhat earthy, gently cedary, very faintly smoky, mocha-chocolate finish. Has 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar with lot number 2017/216 on the lower part of the glass bottle. TONY ASPLER / 90-points / TRY - Savoury, herbal, blackberry bouquet with cedary oak notes; medium to full-bodied, dry, creamy blackberry flavour with spicy oak. Great length. CSPC 73072
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Wys Win
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Rating ***(91 points)
Intense, Complex, Dense, Ripe Cassis
LCBO Note Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
Platinum Medal winner at the 2017 National Wine Awards of Canada. TASTING NOTE: Lavish and engaging syrah from a house based in syrah-central on the Black Sage Bench. They have been making it since at least 2005, and in 2015 they were dealt an extra ripe vintage. This has a beautiful layered nose of florals, pepper, mulberry, anise and ample oak vanillin and smoke. It's full bodied, very silky and refined. Just a touch sweet but gorgeous textures here. The length is excellent with black pepper on the finish. Score - 93 (David Lawrason, winealign.com, July 19, 2017) Price $ 40.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - March 17, 2018
Cases bought 112 (12 bottles per case)

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