Albarino 2015

Albarino 2015

Winemaker Notes

*Library Selection*

Albariño is a delicate Spanish white grape that grows well in our estate vineyards. It produces an assertive, dry wine characterized by beautiful floral aromas and fruity flavors that finishes with refreshing acidity.

Awards, Ratings, Reviews

Double Gold, 2016 Wine Press Northwest Platinum Judging

Double Gold Medal, 2016 Oregon Wine Competition

Best of Class & Gold Medal (95 points), 2016 Los Angeles International Wine Competition

Best of Class & Gold Medal
2016 Sunset International Wine Competition; "This Oregon take on the white wine of Spain's Rias Baixas region is a home run, with vibrant white peach, pear, and citrus fruit and complex hints of mineral, chamomile, and white pepper."

Gold Medal, 2016 Pacific Rim Wine Competition

88 points, Wine Enthusiast

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon
Harvest Date:   14, 15, 18, 19 September 2015
At harvest:  Sugar; 22.5° Brix, pH; 3.29, TA; 7.3 g/l
Varietal Composition:  Albariño 100%
At bottling:  Sugar; nil 
Cooperage:  Stainless Steel 
Closure:  Stelvin Lux Plus Screwcap
Bottling date:  9 February 2016
Alcohol:  13.2% by volume
Case Production:  1,342