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By Paul Gregutt
The Times 

Abacela 2022 Albariño

Wine of the Week

 

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Abacela 2022 Albariño

Among this Oregon winery's many pioneering achievements was the introduction of this classic Spanish white wine to the Pacific Northwest. If you've ever been to Spain (and you kinda like the music), you know that this is the go-to crisp white wine for all kinds of fried seafood and Spanish cheeses. This New World version is a spicy, peppery, vivacious wine that deftly stacks bright fruit flavors of apple, pear, and white peach with skin flavors and crisp acids. There's also a finishing hint of salinity that spreads out through the end palate. A lovely white wine perfect for summer sipping....



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