Bacovino Winery earns 90-point ratings on first release of 2018 Signature Merlot and 2018 Vintner’s Sangiovese
One of Washington state’s newest wineries, Bacovino, creates and features both white and red using grapes sourced from some of Washington’s best vineyards. Bacovino currently produces nine varietals including a Merlot, Barbera, Sangiovese, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Winemaker Randy Brooks’ goal is to achieve clean, ripe, stylistically expressive, and aromatic wines that let the individual site characteristics of each vineyard shine. “The strength of a good wine is rooted in the uniqueness of its origins. And many believe, like we do, that there are no better grapes than those from Washington wine country.” Brooks says.
Bacovino Wine may be purchased online or by visiting the winery’s new tasting room which recently opened south of downtown Seattle near the Museum of Flight. The tasting room is open Wednesday through Sunday.
The results of Bacovino’s first wine rating submission have three wines recognized by Wine Enthusiast in the forthcoming May 2022 issue.
90-Point Rating and Editor’s Choice Award
Bacovino 2018 Signature Merlot, Yakima Valley (WA) $31.00
“The 2018 Signature Merlot boasts aromas of black cherry, boysenberry, raspberry, and spice.” said Brooks. “The palate is lush with Italian plum, cherry, and tobacco with subtle notes of vanilla and mocha The ’18 vintage has lush fruit followed by a velvety structured finish. We feel it will be a customer favorite.”
Bacovino 2018 Vintner’s Sangiovese, Columbia Valley (WA) $32.00
Bacovino 2020 Signature Pinot Gris, Columbia Valley (WA) $22.00
“The last two years have taught us a lot, many entrepreneurs scaled back — we went the opposite direction and launched a winery, tasting room and wine club.” said Brooks. “I’m an optimist with a love of creating and sharing exceptional wine. That’s what we wanted with Bacovino.”
About Bacovino Winery
Bacovino Winery was founded in 2019 by the owner and winemaker, Randy Brooks. Bacovino offers small lot, artisanal wines through a diverse selection of grape varietals. The winery sources grapes from Washington State’s finest vineyards and growers. Bacovino’s winery production facility and tasting room is located in Seattle, WA. Tasting Room hours Weds -Fri 11-7p, Sat 10-7p, Sun 12-6p. On-site parking.
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