As its vineyards age, Abacela's unique lineup of varietal grapes seem to gain in intensity and concentration. This deeply fruity, spicy, sensuous wine is made with whole-berry fermentation and neutral oak. Blueberry fruit, spice and a whiff of sage add complexity and interest.
Paul Gregutt is a Contributing Editor for Wine Enthusiast magazine, a founding member of the magazine’s Tasting Panel, and reviews the wines of Oregon and Canada. The author of the critically-acclaimed Washington Wines & Wineries—The Essential Guide, he consulted on the Pacific Northwest entries in current versions of The World Atlas of Wine and The Oxford Companion to Wine.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.