Tasting Notes

2021 Athene

A deeply coloured, complex and brooding wine with intense aromas of blackberry, blueberry, cassis, damson plum, fig, bacon, charcuterie, espresso, vanilla and violets. The palate is full-bodied with firm, ripe tannins, more of the blue and black f Read More

2020 Athene

A complex and intense wine combining aromas of ripe damson plum, blueberry and blackberry along with black pepper, charred meat, bacon, violet, cumin and star anise. The rich textured and elegant palate is full-bodied, balanced with ripe tannins a Read More

2019 Athene

A deep, brooding wine with intense aromas of cassis, blueberry and blackberry along with black pepper, vanilla, dark chocolate, graphite and some dried herbs and burlap. The palate is full-bodied and intense with crisp acidity and ripe firm tannin Read More

2018 Athene

A deep purple-tinged colour with an intense and ripe nose of blackberry and cassis complimented by a complex mix of shortbread, paprika, black pepper and some bacon and game meat notes with hints of leather, dried thyme and potpourri. The palate i Read More

2017 Athene

An intense wine launching with a nose of toasty oak, vanilla and dark chocolate with ripe blackberry, black cherry and damson plum fruit alongside subtle sweet clove spice, potpourri, mint, cedar, fig, dried black olive and pie crust. The full-bod Read More

2016 Athene

A complex spicy, powerful and intense mix of fruit and savoury elements. Blackberry and cassis fruit dominate, joined by black plum, black cherry and some cherry chocolate liqueur along with complex black pepper, violet, custard and some burlap an Read More

2015 Athene

Ripe and fruit driven with blackberry, blueberry, shortbread pie crust, dark chocolate, baking spice, coconut, vanilla and some complex pipe tobacco. The palate is dry and full-bodied with intense ripe black and blue fruit, black plum, cassis, bla Read More

2014 Athene

A bold wine with aromas of baked blackberry, ripe blueberry, damson plum, cassis, dark chocolate and some toasty, smoky oak with a pretty floral and liquorice spice side. The palate is intensely flavoured, full bodied and rich with dried raspberry Read More

2013 Athene

Intense and intriguing aromas on the nose with pastry crust, blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, dried thyme and sage, ripe Italian plum and with some complex paprika, cinnamon and black pepper spice. The palate is ripe Read More

2012 Athene

This co-fermentation of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon produced a rich and seductive wine with balance and great complexity. It is full bodied and packed with concentrated black frui Read More

2011 Athene

A modern BC blend with the soft richness of Syrah blended with Cabernet Sauvignon's structure and verve.The nose shows Syrah's black pepper, Italian plum, blueberry and savoury, meaty notes along with Cabernet's cassis, violet, dried sage and ceda Read More

2010 Athene

The great qualities of south Okanagan Syrah are well captured on the nose with blueberry, blackberry and damson plum aromas with complex meaty, gamy and pepper notes. The Cabernet Sauvignon in the blend contributes cedar and cassis and its renowne Read More

2009 Athene

A deep, dark, brooding wine, this blend of Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon captures the best of both varieties. The nose is bold and intense with ripe blackberry, plum and cassis supported by vanilla, coffee, chocolate and oak notes. The palate is fu Read More

2008 Athene

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.

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2021 Cabernet Franc

An elegant, medium-bodied Cabernet Franc with fresh aromas of red currant, plum, roasted red pepper, dried flowers and thyme. The palate is medium-bodied with silky medium tannins, crisp acidity and flavours of ripe raspberry, red plum, baking spi Read More

2020 Cabernet Franc

An elegant, complex and textural Cabernet Franc. It features aromas of violets, blueberry, blackberry and black plum with notes of shortbread, lavender, coffee and dark chocolate. The medium-bodied palate is intense and fresh with silky tannins. I Read More

2019 Cabernet Franc

A complex, medium bodied Cabernet Franc nicely combining red plum, red currant and cherry with fragrant violet and dried rose petal notes with added layers of vanilla and red and black licorice. The palate is intensely flavoured with ripe tannins, Read More

2018 Cabernet Franc

A fresh, pure and vibrant Cabernet Franc showing currants, plum and blueberry with notes of dried flowers and fresh violet and complex paprika, clove, orange zest, sage and dark chocolate. The palate is dry and quite full for Cabernet Franc with l Read More

2017 Cabernet Franc

A complex, powerful yet elegant wine. The nose shows black licorice, black cherry, red and black currant with some savoury dried flowers, dried sage, paprika and mint overlaying some cocoa powder and nutmeg. Medium bodied and elegant on the palate Read More

2016 Cabernet Franc

An intense nose of cassis, black cherry, spiced black plums, dried herbs, dark chocolate, nutmeg and licorice with the grape's signature floral potpourri, lavender and violet notes. The palate is medium bodied, silky in texture with lovely ripe ta Read More

2015 Cabernet Franc

A complex pretty and fruit driven nose with violet and potpourri alongside damson plum, blueberry, black cherry and some complex pastry crust and tobacco notes. The palate is silky textured, medium-bodied with ripe medium tannins, lots of ripe bl Read More

2014 Cabernet Franc

A ripe yet elegant nose showing a complex range of floral violet notes, five spice, sage, plum, black cherry and liquorice with a subtle hint of dark chocolate infused with orange zest. The palate is medium in body, elegant and refreshing with cri Read More

2013 Cabernet Franc

An intense nose showing both the pretty, complex side of Cabernet Franc and the ripeness of the Okanagan’s 2013 vintage. There are aromas of lavender, purple flowers, red currant, oak and blueberry with a nice savoury note of tobacco, and dried Read More

2012 Cabernet Franc

A potpourri of rich and exotic spices mixed in with a lovely fruit bouquet with aromas of blueberry, crushed raspberry and brambleberry mixed with notes of vanilla, earth and black olive. The palate is dry with fresh acidity balancing the rich fru Read More

2011 Cabernet Franc

An intriguing combination with intense aromas of ripe Italian plum, blueberry and tomato along with violet, burlap, pipe tobacco and dried herbs.The palate is dry, with lively, juicy acidity showcasing the fresh raspberry, ripe red currant, ruby g Read More

2010 Cabernet Franc

This wine launches with a brooding nose full of black and red fruits, coffee, cocoa and toasty oak with some complex and interesting notes of violet, smoked meat and ripe tomato. The palate is silky in texture, medium-bodied with bright juicy acid Read More

2009 Cabernet Franc

Bright and intense aromas of ripe plums, crushed raspberries, milk chocolate, orange zest and violets. The palate is medium to full-bodied and lush, showing the richer side of this variety with brambly mixed berries, chocolate, white pepper, clove Read More

2008 Cabernet Franc

A dark plum core with a bright fuchsia rim give a sultry, elegant appearance to this vintage of Burrowing Owl Estate Winery’s Cabernet Franc. The elegance continues on the nose with chalky chocolate overtones that welcome you like an old friend, Read More

2007 Cabernet Franc

This wine has a dark plum core with a cherry rim in appearance. Aromas of this wine boast powerful expressions of ripe dark fruit with chocolate and coffee undertones and a hint of tobacco. The dark fruit and chocolate persist onto the palette alo Read More

2006 Cabernet Franc

The aroma of this wine shows a rich expression of ripe, dark fruit which are characteristic of the almost perfect growing conditions of the 2006 season.  These dark black fruits steamroll through onto a palate showing exceptional length, richness Read More

2021 Cabernet Sauvignon

A deep, powerful and concentrated Cabernet Sauvignon showing pure cassis, blackberry, dusty sage, mint, black plum, roasted red pepper and dark chocolate aromas. The intense palate is full-bodied and structured with firm tannins, crisp acidity and Read More

2020 Cabernet Sauvignon

A powerful, intense, structured yet refreshing Cabernet Sauvignon built for ageing. The nose shows blackcurrant, wild sage, damson plum, cedar, black licorice and vanilla notes with dried black olives and a graphite miner Read More

2019 Cabernet Sauvignon

A youthful Cabernet Sauvignon built for aging. The nose shows intense and complex notes of blackcurrant, redcurrant, black cherry, mint, burlap, paprika, fennel seed, black licorice and graphite with some lavender and violet, leather and nicely in Read More

2018 Cabernet Sauvignon

A deep coloured, intense and brooding Cabernet built for the long haul. The nose shows pure blackcurrant, damson plum and blackberry with complex notes of dried sage, violet, clove, burlap and some charred meat and vanilla. Firmly structured with Read More

2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

A deep ruby colour with an intense nose of cassis, blackberry, black cherry, dried sage, lavender and orange studded milk chocolate. Graphite, charred meat, potpourri and pie crust notes add complexity. The palate is dry and full bodied with firm Read More

2016 Cabernet Sauvignon

A fresh and intense Cabernet Sauvignon showing true Okanagan terroir. The nose shows red and black currant, blackberry and plum, burlap, dried sage, paprika and baking spice with integrated vanilla oak, cocoa, shortbread and a subtle floral note. Read More

2015 Cabernet Sauvignon

Intense aromas of cassis, dried herbs, dried sage, tobacco, cedar and black plum with some subtle but complex floral notes. The palate is firm and structured with high levels of ripe tannin, high acidity and a medium body. Concentrated cassis, bla Read More

2014 Cabernet Sauvignon

An intense and driven wine with structured tannins and acidity for long ageing. The nose shows cassis, tobacco, mulberry, blueberry, sage and mixed baking spices. The palate has lots of toasty oak, espresso, vanilla and caramel and is balanced wit Read More

2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

The warm 2013 vintage has produced a Cabernet Sauvignon with all the structure and ripeness you hope for while remaining quintessentially Okanagan: the nose shows a complex mix of cassis, blackberry, black olive, dusty oak, cedar, tobacco and lots Read More

2012 Cabernet Sauvignon

This vintage showcases this fantastic vineyard site for Cabernet Sauvignon. The nose combines ripe cassis, damson plum, blueberry, black olive and hints of dried sage and tobacco. There is cedar, vanilla, marzipan and Read More

2011 Cabernet Sauvignon

A deep coloured, structured and youthful wine built for aging. The nose shows intense black and red currant, raspberry cinnamon, vanilla and clove with an intriguing cayenne pepper note. The palate is dry with refreshing acidity and firm but ripe Read More

2010 Cabernet Sauvignon

A complex and truly south Okanagan Valley expression of Cabernet Sauvignon. The colour is deep purple and the aromas range from cassis, plum, raspberry, blueberry and black cherry through to vanilla oak notes, cedar, cinnamon, violet and distincti Read More

2009 Cabernet Sauvignon

Deep, dark and classic Cabernet Sauvignon character from the colour, through the intense cassis aromas to the structured palate. The aromas include cedar, clove, leather, cocoa, plum, dried cherry and a savoury dried sage note. The palate is youth Read More

2008 Cabernet Sauvignon

Burrowing Owl’s 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon is a concentrated, intense, brooding wine with a lashing of powerful fruit. Mulberries, tobacco and spice dominate the nose on this handsome charmer. Cassis and slight leafy notes lead to a supple, sumptuo Read More

2007 Cabernet Sauvignon

A deep dark red core and violet rim present a vibrant aroma of mint, cassis, tomato leaf and fresh herbs. The palette continues with smooth balanced tannins with long length and a clean robust finish. The wine expresses predominantly mint, cassis, Read More

2022 Chardonnay

A ripe, aromatic, rich and full Chardonnay. The nose shows intense ripe peach, cantaloupe melon, Asian pear, golden apple and pineapple with fresh lemon and aromatic vanilla and jasmine notes. The palate is full-bodied an Read More

2021 Chardonnay

An intense and bold Chardonnay packed with rich and ripe aromas of peach, mango, papaya and banana overlaid with complex layers of butterscotch, popcorn, caramel and vanilla. The palate is full and round with a creamy tex Read More

2020 Chardonnay

A full-bodied, rich and ripe Chardonnay with vibrant Okanagan acidity. The nose shows complex notes of almond, popcorn, banana, papaya and caramel. The creamy textured, rich palate with crisp balancing acidity adds mango, grilled pineapple, ripe p Read More

2019 Chardonnay

An aromatic Chardonnay with intense orchard aromas of white peach, nectarine, red apple and pear along with honeydew melon, honeysuckle and vanilla, popcorn and a hint of butter. The silky textured palate is full-bodied with crisp, refreshing acid Read More

2018 Chardonnay

A vibrant Chardonnay with a fresh nose of crisp green apple, peach, mango, banana and pear with some complex notes of nut, popcorn, butter and caramel. Full-bodied, rich and round textured on the palate with brisk balancing acidity and flavours of Read More

2017 Chardonnay

A fruit driven Chardonnay full of ripe peach, mango, banana, papaya and lemon sherbet fruit with layers of nut, popcorn, caramel and vanillin oak. Full bodied and rich on the palate with crisp acidity and flavours of exotic tropical fruit, white p Read More

2016 Chardonnay

Ripe fruit and nicely integrated oak meld together in this modern, restrained Chardonnay. Vanilla, nut and popcorn barrel notes mix with white peach, banana, cantaloupe melon, pear and a lemon on the nose. The palate starts with a creamy texture b Read More

2015 Chardonnay

A restrained, crisp and fresh Chardonnay that nicely balances aromas of ripe cantaloupe melon and peach fruit with complex popcorn, hazelnut, and lemon notes. The palate is medium-bodied, has crisp mineral acidity and intense lemon zest, nectarine Read More

2014 Chardonnay

The 2014 Chardonnay shows the ripe fruitiness of the 2014 vintage with winemaking restraint. It has ripe peach, nectarine, tropical pineapple and papaya notes on the nose with some well integrated subtle toasty oak and fresh mandarin and lemon ci Read More

2013 Chardonnay

The 2013 vintage balances freshness and ripeness with subtly-used French oak. The nose shows lemon, nectarine, hints of banana and pineapple with notes of nut, lees and well-integrated dusty oak. The palate is crisp, medium bodied wit Read More

2012 Chardonnay

A Chardonnay that combines all the elements from well integrated oak through tree fruits, stone fruits and some interesting nut and lees components. The nose shows the ripeness of the vintage with nectarine, peach, baked golden apple and tropical Read More

2011 Chardonnay

A wine of elegance and delicacy while maintaining intensity and verve. The nose leads with lemon, peach, honeydew melon and subtly integrated vanilla custard oak along with savoury lees aromas.The palate combines weigh Read More

2010 Chardonnay

A complex and intense nose with fresh lemon, honeydew melon, peach, golden apple and subtle aromas of toasted almond, butter and savoury lees notes.The palate is medium-plus in body and beautifully balanced with crisp acidity, fresh lemon, grapefr Read More

2008 Chardonnay

This wine displays classic primary aromas of stone fruit, green apple, and melon.The complexity of the aroma profile is richly enhanced with generous notes of vanilla, nutmeg and other various spices originating from the barrel fermentation. On th Read More

NV Coruja

Coruja (kor-OO-jia) - Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is proud to offer a fortified port-style wine. The name, Portuguese for “owl,” pays homage to the winery’s namesake and to the country of origin for this style of wine.

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2020 Malbec

A deep, brooding purple wine with intense aromas of blackberry, crunchy yet ripe raspberry, baked plum, black cherry, blueberry and lots of pepper, paprika, thyme, clove and shortbread notes. The palate is bold, fruity an Read More

2019 Malbec

Deeply coloured with an intense nose of damson plum, blueberry, violet, blackberry and black pepper with some charred meat and iron. The palate is full bodied with ripe medium tannins, crisp acidity and showing powerful a Read More

2018 Malbec

An intense nose of ripe blueberry and blackberry, with meaty, gamy notes and pepper, clove, vanilla and dried herbs. The characterful and flavourful palate is full-bodied and shows firm, ripe tannins, crisp acidity, lots of paprika and peppercorn Read More

2017 Malbec

An almost blueish tinge to the deep purple colour and an intense nose of bright, vibrant and fresh blueberry, blackberry and red currant fruit with complex layers of paprika, basil, vanilla and liqueur chocolate cherry. The palate is rustic and ch Read More

2016 Malbec

An intense Malbec showing its trademark rustic brambly mixed berry, blackberry, blueberry, blue flowers and spicy peppercorn aromas with a little caramel and vanilla oak in the background. Full, rich and concentrated and packed with blackberry, da Read More

2015 Malbec

Intense spice and pepper on the nose along with ripe blackberry, blueberry, cassis, liquorice, violet, orange zest and some vanillin oak in the background. The palate is full bodied and rich with lots of ripe blackberry, mulberry, black pepper, ch Read More

2014 Malbec

An intense nose of blackberry and black cherry fruit with baked raspberry and subtle and complex notes of pastry crust, vanilla, sweet baking spices, dark chocolate, mint and sage. The palate is dry, full bodied with lots of black pepper and papri Read More

2013 Malbec

The nose is spicy, peppery and rustic with intense aromas of blackberry, dried fig, cigar box, leather, vanilla and meat, with subtle violet notes in the background. The palate Read More

2012 Malbec

Displaying a deep purple ruby hue, 2012 Malbec speaks of lush dense fruit. The nose opens on perfumed scents of Bing cherry, Damson plum, blackberry, vanilla, liquorice and hints of cocoa. Medium to full in body, its silky texture nicely balances Read More

2011 Malbec

 Intense and brambly Malbec character combined with Okanagan Valley freshness, acidity and bright fruit.The nose shows spicy, mixed berry notes along with chocolate, vanilla, cherry Christmas pudding, pink peppercorn, leather, some game meat and Read More

2020 Meritage

A vibrant and powerful blend showing aromas of blackcurrant, raspberry, plum, blueberry pie, ripe black cherry, vanilla, dark chocolate and orange zest with hints of dried herbs, cedar and violet. The palate is nicely bal Read More

2019 Meritage

A classic and complex Meritage blend showing black plum, blackcurrant and blueberry fruit with savoury layers of burlap, dried sage and roasted red peppers with toasty vanilla and shortbread oak notes. The structured pala Read More

2018 Meritage

A complex and intense nose of dried herbs, wild sage, red and black currant, cedar and black plum with hints of licorice that nicely combines savoury and dark fruit notes. The dry, full-bodied palate with firm, grippy tannins is built to last and Read More

2017 Meritage

An intense and complex nose of ripe dark fruit with intriguing savoury notes. Cassis, blackberry and ripe black Italian plum mix with gamy, meaty notes, cedar, graphite and some subtle dried rose petal in the background. The full-bodied palate is Read More

2016 Meritage

A complex and intense wine built for ageing yet approachable now. Concentrated cassis, blackberry and dried blueberry fruit are given intrigue by the burlap, bacon, vanilla, dried sage and hints of cedar, violet and paprika. The palate is medium b Read More

2015 Meritage

Savoury dried herbs, roast red pepper, sun-dried tomato, cedar, spice, orange zest, burlap and subtle floral notes make for a complex nose. The palate is dry and medium-bodied with ripe firm tannins, crisp acidity and lots of cassis, dried plum an Read More

2014 Meritage

An intriguing and complex nose shows red and black currant, vanilla, burlap, tobacco, potpourri, spice and tangy, meaty chorizo notes. The palate is elegant and balanced with ripe tannins, juicy fresh acidity and unfolding layers of flavour throug Read More

2013 Meritage

Burrowing Owl’s flagship blend opens on aromas of cassis, red currant, roasted red pepper, chocolate, paprika and some pretty violet floral notes in the background along with a hint of toasty oak. The palate is firmly structured with a full body Read More

2012 Meritage

Vibrant and complex nose with everything from ripe raspberry, cassis, blackberry and prune plum through to dried sage brush, orange zest, clove, black olive, marzipan, dusty vanillin oak and malt. The palate is dry, ri Read More

2011 Meritage

A complex, fresh red blend from the moderate 2011 vintage showing aromas ranging the broad spectrum from cassis, vanilla, blackberry and black plum through roasted nut, smoke, black olive, chocolate ice-cream, burlap, dried sage, cocoa and some sw Read More

2010 Meritage

A young, elegant Bordeaux varietal blend that is built for long ageing. The nose is subtle but multifaceted with cassis, mixed red berry, plum, cherry, cocoa, blueberry, burlap, tobacco and cedar. The palate is refined and stylish with a silky tex Read More

2022 Merlot

A complex, intense and ageable Merlot. Deep ruby in colour with a powerful nose of black plum, baked blueberry, mint dark chocolate, violet, black licorice, vanilla and clove. The palate is full-bodied, richly textured and nicely balanced with fre Read More

2021 Merlot

A textural and alluring combination of ripe mixed berries, fruitcake, black cherry and fresh raspberry with savoury notes of burlap, sage, vanilla and dried rose petals. The full-bodied palate, crisp acidity with round medium tannins shows cocoa a Read More

2020 Merlot

A deep, rich Merlot showing intense aromas of black plum, blackberry, stewed blueberries and cocoa with complex pastry crust, graphite and dried black olive notes. The palate is full bodied with ripe soft tannins, crisp acidity, lots of ripe black Read More

2019 Merlot

An intense, vibrant and fresh nose of black plum, blueberry, blackberry and black cherry with some vanilla, dark chocolate, pie crust and a perfumed yet subtle violet note. Full-bodied and smooth textured with intense flavours of mixed summer berr Read More

2018 Merlot

A bright, fresh, silky and complex Merlot with lots of black plum, baking spice, ripe raspberry, mixed brambly berries with violet and lavender floral notes, cocoa, marzipan and vanilla and some Earl Grey tea, burlap and cedar. The palate is full- Read More

2017 Merlot

A fresh, medium bodied Merlot nicely combining bright cherry and black plum fruit with complex floral violet and orange zest notes, subtly integrated vanillin oak and some richer Christmas cake and chocolate notes. The palate shows ripe elegant ta Read More

2016 Merlot

Combining elegance and structure, the nose opens with toasty oak, dark chocolate, coffee and bacon alongside black plum, black cherry, prune studded fruit cake and with complex tobacco, clove, shortbread and floral notes. The palate is full and ri Read More

2015 Merlot

Loads of ripe baked plum, black cherry, red berries, licorice and clove spice with complex notes of shortbread, dried sage, cedar and hints of leather in the background. The palate is dry and full bodied with balanced acidity and firm ripe tannins Read More

2014 Merlot

From the warm 2014 vintage comes this lush fruited and complex Merlot. The nose shows damson plum, violets, black cherry, vanilla, Christmas cake and complex baking spices. The palate is soft, rich, ripe and round with intense dark chocolate dippe Read More

2013 Merlot

A mix of brambly red berry fruit on the nose with paprika, roasted red pepper, stewed plum, black cherry, dark chocolate and violet along with some sweet vanillin pastry crust. The palate is dry, full bodied and has nice vibrant mixed red and blac Read More

2012 Merlot

The 2012 Merlot displays captivating notes of blackberry, damson plum, dried orange peel, vanilla and cocoa mingled with sweet Christmas spices. It is a full bodied red that offers a plush mouthfeel loaded with concentrated flavours o Read More

2011 Merlot

An intriguing combination of complex spices, silky texture and juicy red fruits. On the nose there is dusty cocoa and vanilla notes, plum, spiced cherry, mulberry and blueberry with complex paprika, cinnamon and smoke in the background.The palate Read More

2010 Merlot

This wine launches with a complex nose combining the fruitiness of ripe black cherry, black plum, blueberry and blackberry with interesting savoury notes. There is smoke, dark chocolate, pastry crust, bacon, cinnamon, vanilla and clove along with Read More

2009 Merlot

A deep, youthful purple appearance with powerful, ripe and intense fruit aromas of black cherry, raspberry, plum and mulberry. The fruit overlays subtle oak notes, coffee, marzipan, chocolate, vanilla and a hint of fresh tobacco. The palate is ful Read More

2008 Merlot

The 2008 Merlot has a dark plum core with a vibrant ruby red rim, and features dark cherry, gooseberry, cassis and red berry fruits. It also shows a nice minerality featuring slate and stone essences along with hints of nutmeg, spice and mushrooms Read More

2007 Merlot

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 Read More

2023 Pinot Gris

A crisp, fresh, lively Pinot Gris with intense aromas of pear, green melon, ruby grapefruit, camomile and orchard blossom. The palate is dry, medium-bodied with crisp, vibrant acidity and packed with citrus zest, lemon ve Read More

2022 Pinot Gris

A fresh, elegant Pinot Gris capturing the Okanagan sun with pear, honeydew melon and apple notes, along with lemon verbena, lemon sherbet and nectarine. The palate is medium-bodied with crisp, refreshing acidity and flavours of lime, melon, stone Read More

2021 Pinot Gris

A fresh, fruit driven, intense and classic Pinot Gris showing notes of pear, honeydew melon and lemon along with some complex apple blossom, lemon zest, lime leaf and subtle mango and papaya tropical notes. Dry with crisp acidity and vibrant green Read More

2020 Pinot Gris

An intense and exotic Pinot Gris with aromas of ripe pear, honeydew melon, nectarine, apple peel, chamomile and orchard blossom with lemon and ruby grapefruit citrus notes and a fresh scent of sage. Just off-dry on the intense palate with bright a Read More

2017 Pinot Gris

Quintessential BC Pinot Gris with intense aromas of pear, honeydew melon and lots of lemon and grapefruit zest. some cilantro, spice, apple and citrus blossom add complexity. The palate is dry, soft and round textured balanced by crisp racy acidit Read More

2016 Pinot Gris

The South Okanagan style of the 2016 Burrowing Owl Pinot Gris shows great aromatic complexity, substance and freshness. Bartlett pear, honeydew melon, peach, and apricot build up on the nose with hints of grapefruit, apple blossom, and honeycomb, Read More

2015 Pinot Gris

The 2015 Pinot Gris opens on an intense nose of the classic Pinot Gris aromas of pear, peach and honeydew melon along with some more exotic notes of apple blossom, grapefruit and pineapple. The palate is dry with crisp acidity and shows lush, ripe Read More

2014 Pinot Gris

The nose on Burrowing Owl Estate Winery's 2014 Pinot Gris opens with seductive, ripe expressions of pear, honeydew melon and nectarines, with white flower, cardamom and pine needle undertones. The palate has a mouth-filling richness with layers of Read More

2013 Pinot Gris

The 2013 Pinot Gris shows pronounced intensity of summer fruit aromas consisting of Asian pear, red apple, nectarine and melon with a hint of honeysuckle. On the palate it fills the mouth with a rich and round texture that is perfectly balanced wi Read More

2012 Pinot Gris

A ripe, rich and lush expression of Pinot Gris with aromas of honey, baked pear, pastry crust, guava, ripe cantaloupe melon, golden apple and apple blossom.The dry palate with crisp lemony acidity balances the ripe fruit and the flavours of pineap Read More

2011 Pinot Gris

A soft, welcoming nose of Asian pear, canteloupe melon, apple blossom and lemon with hints of tropical fruit and baking spice. The palate is dry with balanced acidity and a soft, full texture that leads from ripe pear through nectarine, blood oran Read More

2010 Pinot Gris

Beautiful pale straw-green color. Enticing perfumed nose with generous tropical fruit aromas with hints of lychee and exotic spices. The palate is expansive and complex with great acidity and fruit intensity. Great mouthfeel and excellent length w Read More

2022 Pinot Noir

A ripe flavoured and silky textured Pinot Noir. The nose shows ripe black cherry, blackberry, blueberry pie, vanilla, cinnamon and clove notes with a lilac floral complexity. The medium-bodied palate is smooth textured, light in tannin, balanced b Read More

2021 Pinot Noir

A silky textured, ripe fruit flavoured Pinot Noir showing red and black cherry, berry compote, pie crust, cocoa and orange zest with some tobacco and subtle savoury gamy, meaty notes. Medium-bodied with crisp acidity and light tannin, the elegant Read More

2020 Pinot Noir

A bright, vibrant Pinot Noir with a silky texture and intense fresh berry fruits. The nose shows black cherry, clove, burlap, orange zest, baking spices, licorice, vanilla and some exotic floral notes. The medium-bodied p Read More

2019 Pinot Noir

A riper style Pinot Noir with an intense nose showing black cherry and dried plum along with paprika, earth, coffee and vanilla along with some complex potpourri and gamy, meaty notes. The medium-bodied palate is balanced Read More

2018 Pinot Noir

A bright and fresh, medium-bodied Pinot Noir. The nose shows fresh and lively raspberry, cherry and strawberry with layers of custard, potpourri, clove and orange zest with a subtle graphite minerality. The palate is silky textured with light tann Read More

2017 Pinot Noir

Ripe cherry, potpourri, orange zest, raspberry, shortbread, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla notes meld for a fresh and complex nose. The palate is juicy and lively, light in body and tannin and silky textured, packed with flavours of Read More

2016 Pinot Noir

A nose of ripe yet juicy strawberry, raspberry and plum with licorice spice, vanilla, cherry pie and some leather, meat, dried sage and toasty oak aromas. The palate is silky textured with light elegant tannins and flavours of ripe cherry, strawbe Read More

2015 Pinot Noir

A rich, ripe Burrowing Owl Pinot Noir from the warm 2015 vintage. The nose shows ripe black cherry, dried fig, black forest cake, dark chocolate, vanilla and pretty violet floral notes. The palate is intense and rich with silky tannins and flavour Read More

2014 Pinot Noir

The 2014 Pinot Noir opens on a complex nose combining earthy and savoury spices, pipe tobacco and sweet vegetal notes with lots of ripe black cherry, strawberry and raspberry fruit. There is even a hint of game meat, nut, vanilla and some orange z Read More

2013 Pinot Noir

2013 Burrowing Owl Estate Winery Pinot noir releases a concentrated nose of raspberry coulis on a background canvas of violet, soft spice, meaty and vanillin undertones. The palate is coated with intense flavours of wild strawberries and baked dar Read More

2012 Pinot Noir

An intense nose starting with ripe black cherry, plum and cooked mixed berries with some complex earthy, clove, game meat and orange infused mint chocolate. The palate is rich, lush and silky with brambly mixed berry, raspberry and spiced raspberr Read More

2011 Pinot Noir

This wine shows the bright, red fruit side of Pinot Noir with lots of ripe cherry, baked strawberry and prune plum notes along with some complex subtle earth, five-spice and pipe tobacco. The palate is soft and silky with elegant light tannins and Read More

2010 Pinot Noir

Intense aromas of black cherry, ripe strawberry, lilac and complex graphite, orange zest, cinnamon, vanilla scented pastry and marzipan notes. The palate is intensely flavoured with strawberry, lively cranberry, orange infused dark chocolate and v Read More

2009 Pinot Noir

The aromas of this 2009 Pinot Noir are subtle red fruit, cedar, spice and black cherry. The supple tannins and elegant body contribute to a velvety mouth-feel with persistent smoky spice that fans out on the finish. Tobacco and complex earthy tone Read More

2008 Pinot Noir

The 2008 growing season was cooler than normal for the Okanagan Valley.This resulted in a slower ripening of the Pinot Noir fruit, generating fantastic varietal character. The wine has a nice bright terracotta core with a raspberry rim appearance. Read More

2023 Rosé

A savoury, pale pink Rosé with a fresh, summery nose showing strawberry, orange zest, red cherry, raspberry and blossom notes. The palate is dry, light-bodied, crisp and refreshing with punchy raspberry, blood orange zes Read More

2022 Rosé

A delicate, pale pink in colour, the 2022 Rosé shows floral and fruity aromas of violet, strawberry, watermelon, pear, raspberry and grapefruit with some honey, pepper and lemon zest notes adding complexity. Just off-dry Read More

2021 Rosé

Pale pink in colour with a vibrant, fruity nose showing strawberry, raspberry, rosehip, dried flowers, watermelon and ruby grapefruit zest. Just off-dry on the palate with lively acidity and complex notes of violet, blackberry, Asian pear, melon, Read More

2022 Sauvignon Blanc

A textured and powerful Sauvignon Blanc showing intense lemon, lime, green pear, hints of passionfruit and gooseberry and some vibrant lemon verbena herbal notes. The palate is dry, crisp and racy, balanced with a silky vanilla and cream note with Read More

2021 Sauvignon Blanc

An intense, powerful Sauvignon Blanc with complex layers of zesty fruit and silky oak. The nose shows ripe tropical passionfruit and gooseberry along with peach, dusty vanillin oak, caramel, custard, toasted hazelnuts and lemon, lime leaves and le Read More

2018 Sauvignon Blanc

A complex and intriguing nose showing vanilla and caramel custard alongside green pepper, jalapeño, fresh green bean and passionfruit yoghurt with some spice and savoury lees notes. The palate shows zingy acidity and bright nectarine, gooseberry, Read More

2017 Sauvignon Blanc

A complex and intense nose with lots of vanilla, caramel and hazelnut combining with ripe peach, gooseberry, banana and mango and fresh grassy and green bell pepper notes. The palate is full bodied, intense and powerful with crisp acidity. The toa Read More

2016 Sauvignon Blanc

The 2016 Burrowing Owl Sauvignon Blanc opens on an intense nose combining grassy freshness with ripe citrus and orchard fruits. There is honeydew melon, peach, apple, pear, mandarin and a little honey, gooseberry and dried sage. It is dry, crisp a Read More

2015 Sauvignon Blanc

Aromatic and intense, the 2015 Sauvignon Blanc opens on a complex combination of peach, pear and cantaloupe melon overlying subtle toasty vanillin oak and hazelnut undertones. The palate has both richness and freshness. It is dry, crisp in acidity Read More

2014 Sauvignon Blanc

Subtle flavours of fresh cut grass, lemon and passionfruit intermingle on the nose with vanilla, leafy and candied fruit undertones. The pa Read More

2013 Sauvignon Blanc

This aromatic varietal offers scents of lemon rind, passion-fruit, guava, and gooseberry mingled with some vanilla toastiness on the nose from barrel ageing. Medium bodied and balanced with a zesty mouth watering acidity makes for a rich yet fresh Read More

2012 Sauvignon Blanc

 A nice combination of richness and freshness. The nose shows dusty vanillin notes from the barrel with complex lemon, dried sage, baked apple, spiced pear, gooseberry, green melon, paw paw and a hint of flowers. On the palate there is crisp acid Read More

2011 Sauvignon Blanc

An intense and complex expression of barrel and lees aged Sauvignon Blanc.The nose has pronounced tropical notes of passion fruit along with peaches, orange sherbet, baked golden apple and honeydew melon with some fresh lime and lemon in the backg Read More

2022 Syrah

A deeply coloured, intense, fragrant and textural Syrah. The powerful nose shows floral violet, blueberry, blackberry, ripe raspberry, damson plum and shortbread notes. The palate is full-bodied, silky textured with firm ripe tannins, and packed w Read More

2021 Syrah

A dense, deep purple colour, this intense and complex Syrah is full of ripe damson plum, dried blueberries, blackberry, custard, toasty oak, espresso and lots of pepper, charred meat and bacon notes. The palate is full-bodied with a rich texture, Read More

2020 Syrah

A complex, intense and brooding Syrah full of baked blackberries, black plum and ripe blueberry fruit with intriguing notes of pie crust, shortbread, bacon, charred meat, sage, game and iodine notes. The palate is full bodied and rich with ripe ta Read More

2019 Syrah

An intense and complex Syrah showing ripe damson plum, blackberry and blueberry along with toasty vanillin oak, chocolate coated liqueur cherries and some savoury charred meat, bacon, black pepper and licorice alongside a subtle incense note. The Read More

2018 Syrah

A deep, brooding Syrah with an intense nose of blackberry, black cherry and black plum fruit along with some pastry crust, vanilla and clove and complex notes of burlap, leather, espresso, violet, graphite, black sage and bacon. Dry, full-bodied a Read More

2017 Syrah

An intense, modern example of BC Syrah with lots of black pepper and charred meat notes, powerful blueberry, black plum and blackberry fruit. A little violet, fig, baking spice and nicely integrated oak complete a complex nose. The full bodied and Read More

2016 Syrah

The wine starts with a delicate elegance and opens into a ripe and rich full bodied Syrah. The nose shows dark fruit, dried blueberry and damson plum mixed harmoniously with leather, clove, black pepper and cedar notes. The palate is intense with Read More

2015 Syrah

A ripe, rich and meaty Burrowing Owl Syrah from the warm 2015 vintage. The nose shows blackberry, dried blueberry, ripe damson plum and smoky, meaty, bacon, coconut, leather and coffee with some dark chocolate and floral violet notes. The palate i Read More

2014 Syrah

Concentrated and intense from the ripe 2014 vintage this is packed with ripe blackberry, blueberry and baked wild berry fruit with complex notes of charred meat, black pepper, bacon and liquorice. The palate is full bodied and rich with more dark Read More

2013 Syrah

Delicate and elegant, the 2013 Syrah opens on a deep and harmonious nose of violet, warm and treacly black fruits meshed together with tobacco, cocoa, wood spice and black pepper. On the palate the wine progresses smoothly with flavours of damson Read More

2012 Syrah

Rich aromas of blueberry and blackberry mesh together with layers of leather, earth, tobacco and white pepper. This full-bodied wine fills the mouth with a plump and silky feel complimented with a well-balanced structure of acidity and tannin. Sed Read More

2011 Syrah

A ripe and intense wine with pronounced aromas of damson plum, milk chocolate, custard, blackberry, black olive and dark cherry with smoked paprika and a background of freshly ground black pepper.The palate is full and rich yet balanced with refre Read More

2010 Syrah

A big, intense and complex Syrah.The colour is deep purple with intense aromas covering the diverse spectrum from ripe black plum and blackberry through smoke, leather and game meat to pepper, dried sage brush and paprika all wrapped up nicely wit Read More

2009 Syrah

A powerful and intense wine but with an intriguing side. It shows the richness of Syrah with aromas of blueberry, blackberry and ripe plum along with the grape’s other side – an intriguing savoury, peppery meatiness. The well integrated oak ad Read More

2008 Syrah

This wine features an intense inky red colour with a luscious red rim. It has expressive black cherry, spice and red currant aromas, all dominated by fresh cracked white pepper. On the palate one can detect plum, blackberry and spice flavours with Read More

2007 Syrah

This wine shows a dark plum core with a black cherry rim. It contains aromas of ripe black berries, along with plum and black pepper notes and a slight hint of vanilla and spice. The palate continues to show the plum and blackberry flavours along Read More

2006 Syrah

The aroma of this wine is a very complex mixture including discernable notes of ripe black berries, plum, smokey bacon, vanilla, toast, black and white pepper. On the palate, the wine delivers huge mid-palate richness and tremendous length made po Read More

2013 Tempranillo

The first Tempranillo from Burrowing Owl Estate Winery. The nose shows toasty vanillin oak, ripe blueberry, mulberry and stewed strawberry along with violet and some savoury tobacco, cigar and baking spice notes. The palate is full bodied with fir Read More

2022 Viognier

An intensely floral and aromatic Viognier with powerful aromas of honeysuckle and jasmine, poached pear, apricot and fresh lemon zest notes. The palate is dry, full-bodied, round and soft with medium acidity, a rich texture and flavours of Turkish Read More

2021 Viognier

An intense and classically aromatic Viognier showing lots of orchard blossom, honeysuckle, jasmine, white peach and apricot with some pineapple, baked pear and orange sherbet notes. The palate is full and rich, soft textu Read More

2020 Viognier

An aromatic, intense and lush Viognier showing floral jasmine and honeysuckle along with ripe apricot, peach, mango, papaya, ripe honeydew melon and vanilla custard with some toasted nuts, caramel and a hint of baking spice. Full bodied and silky Read More

2019 Viognier

Classic aromatic scents of jasmine and honeysuckle lead to rich peach, mango, pineapple and cantaloupe melon with some fresh basil notes. The palate is dry and full-bodied yet shows textbook BC restraint and crispness of acidity, the papaya and ne Read More

2018 Viognier

A rich, lush and aromatic Viognier with intense perfumed aromas of honeysuckle, white peach, apricot, mango and vanilla infused poached pear with notes of blood orange and lemon oil. The full-bodied palate with medium acidity is opulent and textur Read More