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Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley
Abeja
United States - Washington - Walla Walla Valley

Complex and compelling, this estate-grown Syrah sends up smoky notes of cured meat, nougat and caramel. Black cherry fruit anchors the barrel notes, and it just gets more and more delicious as it winds its way across the palate. This demonstrates classy winemaking and perfect balance.

Specifications
Appellation
Walla Walla Valley
Varietal(s)
Syrah
Vinification
Aged 17 months in 100% French oak (30% new)

Reviews and News

2013 Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley - 91 PTS - WS

2013 Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley - 91 PTS - WS

wine spectator 91 pts"Dark and smoky, with a lithe core of plum and spice emerging from under a layer of grippy tannins. The finish persists with insistence and intensity. Best after 2017. 182 cases made.- HS"
- Wine Spectator (October 15th 2015), 91 pts

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2013 Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley - 91 PTS - VINOUS

2013 Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley - 91 PTS - VINOUS

vinous logo 250"Aged in French oak, 30% new. Deep, saturated ruby. Wild, musky aromas of black raspberry, gunflint, spices and violet. Plush, tactile and sweet, offering surprising lift and definition to the flavors of dark raspberry, blackberry, smoked meat and violet face powder. Very expressive, fine-grained Syrah with subtle intensity and a lingering, ripely tannic finish. - Stephen Tanzer"
- Vinous (November 2015), 91 pts

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2012 Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley - 93 PTS - WS

2012 Abeja Syrah Walla Walla Valley - 93 PTS - WS

wine spectator 93 pts"Taut and firmly tannic, with a juice core of plum and spice flavors, picking up tapenade hints and gaining momentum on the expressive finish. Best from 2016 through 2020 - HS"
- Wine Spectator (October 15th 2014), 93 pts

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Producer Information: Abeja

The word Abeja (Spanish for ‘bee’) is a beautifully simple term to describe one of nature’s hardest workers of the land. Abeja Winery owner Ken Harrison and wife Ginger chose ...
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