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Southern Oregon wine of the week: Abacela 2012 Albarino

Abacela 2012 Albarino
Abacela 2012 Albarino
Abacela wine

Abacela 2012 Albarino

Vineyard: Abacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards in Roseburg

Winemaker: Andrew Wenzl

Recognition: 2013 Great Northwest Wine Competition’s best white wine

Price: $18

Case production: 113 cases

Food pairings: Seafood, hard cheeses, appetizers

Tasting notes: Galician-style, dry white with flavors of fresh apples, pears, citrus and delicate apple blossom; delivers creamy textures and steely minerality. Crisp now, but will develop greater complexity in three years and more.

Read more about Southern Oregon wine in the Medford Mail Tribune Food section.