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Abacela Merlot 2012

Abacela Merlot 2012
Abacela Merlot 2012
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Price$24.00

Vintage2012

DesignationAbacela’s Estate Fault Line Vineyards

VarietalMerlot

AppellationUmpqua Valley, Southern Oregon

WineryAbacela

Alcohol14.20%

Production456 cases

Bottle Size750 ml

CategoryRed

Oak OriginFrench and American (45% new)

Blend95% Merlot, 5% Tempranillo

Total Acidity7.00 g/L

pH3.00

"The Abacela Merlot 2012 is a complex and medium-bodied red wine that was assembled from our best barrels of Merlot. Aromas of ripe plum, black currant, raisins, and dried lavender revolve around flavors of cherry, truffle, oak spice, and smoked meats. This wine will improve over the next five to seven years. Pair with a non-traditional dish like roasted partridge with mushroom pâté and crisp wild nettles."

Taste SummaryCherry, Cured Meats, Floral, Plum

Wine QualitiesEarthy, Medium-bodied, Spicy

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