DiStefano Winery 2012 Sogno Cab Franc, Columbia Valley, $38

By on March 6, 2016

distefano-winery-logoWoodinville veteran winemaker Mark Newton continues to prominently feature Cabernet Franc in his Sogno, which he crafts in a Right Bank style that leads with Cab Franc (80%) from Echo Ridge Vineyards in Oregon backed by Merlot (10%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%) from Kiona Vineyards on Red Mountain. It’s loaded with high-toned red fruit and absent of the herbaceousness, focusing on dusty red currant, raspberry and pie cherry aromas and flavors, backed by sandy tannins and juicy acidity.

Rating: Excellent

Production: 220 cases

Alcohol: 14.1%

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