World of Wine Awards
Abacela won Best of Show for two of three categories: 2013 Albariño & 2013 Grenache Rosé
2011 Merlot, 2012 Garnacha and 2011 Malbec
Here, on sunny south sloping rocky hills, we passionately grow Tempranillo, Albariño, Syrah, Merlot, Dolcetto, Malbec, Grenache, and other varietals carefully matched to our unique microclimate.
The estate fruit is hand picked when optimally ripe and gently fermented and processed in a gravity flow winery to preserve quality. The crisp, fresh varietal character of our white wine is a product of our vineyard practices and minimal handling wine making philosophy. Application of these same principals to red wine production, with additional prolonged cellaring in small oak casks, further enhances flavor and stabilizes the wines.
Consequently our red wines are big and deeply-colored with intense aromas and flavors that have ample structure and tannin for aging. The final products are balanced wines with distinctive varietal character that pair exceptionally well with an assortment of delicious foods.
Our ultimate objective is to produce wines that are a statement of the harmony between the grape variety and its terroir. We appreciate your virtual visit to Abacela, but want to encourage you to tour our vineyards and winery and taste our wines to fully appreciate our passion.
Now available in our Vine & Wine Center! Abacela is pleased to announce that we have seated private tasting in our Vine & Wine Center’s private venues, the Bacchus Room and the Library Wine Cellar. The tastings are truly immersive in nature and are part of Abacela’s “new concepts in wine tourism". Each experience will take you to the next level of wine appreciation. The wines can also be paired with tapas to further elevate the experience. To schedule private tastings in advance by contacting the Vine & Wine Center directly
Recent News & Reviews
The New York Times: Only Hours From Napa, but a World Away +
New Releases: 2012 Garnacha and 2011 Malbec
Statesman Journal: Wine: Try rosés from Oregon: 2013 Grenache Rose +
Sip Northwest Magazine: "Daily Sip" by Erin James 2013 Albariño +
Oregon Wine Awards:
Double Gold Medal, 2013 Grenache Rosé
Gold Medal, 2010 Estate Syrah
Gold Medal, 2011 Malbec
New Release: 2011 Dolcetto
SFGate.com: 2013 Grenache Rose is a "Heavy Hitter" by Jon Bonné.
Oregon Wine Press, "Value Pick" 2013 Viognier
2014 Pacific Rim Wine Competition: Trifecta! Our 2013 Albariño, 2013 Grenache Rose, and 2013 Viognier all earned Gold Medals and Best of Class awards!
Spring Releases: Our 2013 Albariño Roble, 2013 Blanco Dulce, 2013 Muscat, 2012 Estate Port, 2010 Estate Syrah, 2011 Fiesta Tempranillo and 2010 Estate Tempranillo are now available!
2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2009 South East Block Reserve Tempranillo and 2012 Viognier both earned Double Gold honors.
Abacela named... "2013 Oregon Winery of the Year" Selected by Wine Press Northwest.
Read the full article PDF and Press Release.
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