DiStefano Winery 2012 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley, $19

By on August 3, 2013

DiStefano Winery is in Woodinville and uses grapes from Washington state's Columbia Valley.Owner/winemaker Mark Newton has been producing wine in Woodinville, Wash., for nearly as long as anyone. He blended a touch of Semillon with this Sauvignon Blanc to add a bit of depth. The resulting wine opens with exotic aromas of honeycomb, lime, lemon chiffon and cardamom. On the palate, it offers rich flavors of apple, lime and minerality. Enjoy this white with seared scallops, halibut or Dungeness crab.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 825 cases

Alcohol: 14%


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Articles authored by Great Northwest Wine are co-authored by Eric Degerman and Andy Perdue. In most cases, these are wine reviews that are judged blind by the Great Northwest Wine tasting panel.

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