DiStefano Winery 2012 Domenica Red Wine, Columbia Valley, $38

By on March 13, 2016

distefano-winery-domenica-red-wine-2012-label1Longtime Woodinville winemaker Mark Newton relies on Echo Ridge and Kiona vineyards for this blend of Merlot (80%), Cabernet Franc (10%) and Cabernet Sauvignon that’s showing superb balance. Aromas of black cherry, plum and blackberry including pleasing oak toast and light chalkboard dust. The mouth is filled with flavors of dark cherry and black currant, backed by a juicy acid profile, black plum and sweet herbs for a finish that keeps you wanting more.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 253 cases

Alcohol: 13.8%

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