Tannat 2015

Tannat 2015

Winemaker Notes

Tannat thrives at Abacela and 21 months in French oak has resulted in a wine loaded with dark fruits, cracked pepper and sweet tobacco. The wonderful structure, solid tannins, bold acidity and balanced alcohol means this is a cellar worthy wine.

Technical Notes

Fruit Source:  Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards
Appellation:  Umpqua Valley, Southern Oregon AVA
Harvest Date:  26, 29 September 2015
At harvest:  Sugar; 26.05° Brix, pH; 3.34, TA; 8.23 grams/liter
At bottling:  Sugar; Nil
Cooperage:  French (100%), 59% 2 yo, 41% neutral
Bottling date:  22 June 2017
Alcohol:  14.9% by volume
Case Production:  219 (750 mL)