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Abacela Albarino 2017 Wine Review

Abacela Albarino 2017

Abacela Albarino 2017

Umpqua Valley, Oregon, United States

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $29.95

Drink: 2018-2021

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 13.2%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: White Wine

Winery: Abacela

Agent: Wilson Group Wines And Spirits

Natalie's Score: 88/100

Crisp and clean southern Oregon white wine made from the Albarino grape, whose home is in Spain. Aromas of white grapefruit and lime. Pair with fresh seafood.

Albarino food pairings: White Wine & Shallot Mussels, Saffron & Wine Steamed Clams, Paella, Buttermilk-Battered Calamari, Tortilla Espanola, Vietnamese Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Manchego & Membrillo,.

This Abacela Albarino 2017 was reviewed on October 1, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Jon Steeves - Sommelier rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Bright, brilliant, beautiful, crisp, refreshing, mouthwatering acidity, medium body, saline minerality. Complex, aromatics of citrus, savoury, lime zest, wet stone. Pairs well with fresh zesty seafood dishes. Tasted 2017 in September 2018. 90 points
Jennifer Havers - WSET Level 3 rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

Lovely! Aromas of white grapefruit, lime zest, wet stone and tart lemon. Light bodied with bright acidity on the palate, with refreshing citrus and some salinity and mineral hints on the finish, along with a hint of white pepper. Enjoy with fresh seafood dishes.
Something different from the Umpqua Valley in Oregon. Abacela, Fault Line Vineyards 2017 Albarino is rich, ripe apple, pear flavours with stone fruit and tropical fruit notes on the palate. Just well-rounded with good acidity and delicious. Awarded Gold in Dan Berger's International Wine Competition; Northwest Wine Summit; as well as Gold in the Cascadia International Wine Competition. - Community Wine Reviews

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