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MERITAGE 2015 BC VQA Okanagan Valley
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer BURROWING OWL
Extremely deep intense purple colour. Fairly intense, slightly spicy, intense, warm ripe plum nose with lots of cedary notes. Dry, medium-full bodied, spicy, cedary, slightly baked, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, cedary, high acid finish. Has 14% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number 20170215 on the lower part of the glass bottle. The preferred recommended 2014 (***) with 91-points was released on December 9, 2017 at $58.95. CSPC 343038
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Wys Win
Country Canada
Region British Columbia
Rating ***(90 points)
Solid, Ripe, Youthful
LCBO Note Status
Burrowing Owl marked their 25th anniversary in 2018. Their Meritage is always a pure, complex expression of the five principal Bordeaux grapes: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Malbec and Petit Verdot. It will deliver impressive ripe dark fruit, oak and coffee notes in a balanced, structured package. John Szabo, MS, of winealign.com awarded both the 2013 and 2014 vintages a score of 92 points, citing the wine's concentration and density in both years. Of the 2014, he said it was \"... not more than a stylistic stone's throw from many of Napa's finest\"; a measure of the excellence of both this wine and the celebrated winery behind it. Price $ 57.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - December 8, 2018
Cases bought 83 (12 bottles per case)

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