Abacela Tempranillo Cuvee 2008
Tempranillo from Umpqua Valley, Oregon
This is the seventh release of our fruit forward, less tannic and earlier maturing
Tempranillo, which was delicious upon bottling. The fruit sources included our West
Slope block. The beautiful aromatics, focused red fruit flavors, and seamless finish will
continue to improve over the next four to six years. This is the seventh release of the
fruit forward, less tannic and earlier maturing Tempranillo, formally know as Cuvée.
Crack open this bottle and delight in the beautiful aromatics of freshly... View More
For years we, Earl and Hilda Jones, have pursued our passion for fine Spanish wine made from the Tempranillo grape. Our goal is to produce fine wine from that grape in America.
Thus, the "Abacela" idea was to find in America a similar climate to that of the finest Tempranillo growing areas in Spain. The "marginal" climate sought was hot enough to ripen the fruit but not so hot that it cooked out the essence of... View More