A generous bottle of 2013 Sineann, Abondante, Columbia Valley
I often spot the wines of Sineann in Seattle but until recently, never in Washington, DC. The 2013 Sineann, Abondante, Columbia Valley is a Bordeaux blend with a dose of Zinfandel thrown in. This is a forward, generous wine with a flavor profile you might find hard to place your finger on. The Pacific Northwest can readily produce these hearty, juicy blends for everyday drinking. Priced at $18 this is a good opportunity to try this Oregon producer’s non Pinot Noir wine. It is available at MacArthur Beverages.
2013 Sineann, Abondante, Columbia Valley – $18
This wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Merlot. Alcohol 14.8%. This is a forward wine with an unusual fruit profile. It is a little puckering with both black fruit and a mixture of ripe, powdery berries, only to become black fruited by the end. It has fine grained tannins. ** Now – 2020.