Tinta Amarela 2014

Tinta Amarela 2014

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Winemaker Notes

Tinta Amarela is a rare grape that excels at Abacela to produce a wine that is fine in texture and tannin. It offers up aromas of tangy blueberries, mulberries, vanilla bean and rose petals. This leads into complex flavors of dried raspberries, cherries and tea leaf.

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon AVA
Harvest Date:  3 October 2014
At harvest:  Sugar; 23.9° Brix pH; 3.60 TA; 6.3 grams/liter
At bottling:  Sugar; Nil
Cooperage:  French (100%), 29% 2 yo, 71% neutral
Bottling date:  28 July 2016
Alcohol:  14.1% by volume
Case Production:  159 (750 mL)