• Wine of the Week: Abacela 2012 Albarino

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  • Vineyard: Abacela's Estate Fault Line Vineyards in Roseburg
    Winemaker: Andrew Wenzl
    Recognition: 2013 Great Northwest Wine Compe-tition's best white wine; bronze winner at the 2014 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
    Price: $18
    Avail-ability: limited quantities; call 541-679-6642 or email wine@abacela.com
    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.
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