Muddled raspberries and shades of darker berries carry over a smoky background on the nose. The light-bodied palate shows a round, silky texture, with red cherry and savory, herbal tones. A persistent stream of acidity carries everything along to a lingering, fruit-tinged finish.
Formerly working in the Finger Lakes wine region of upstate New York, Peartree's passion for terroir-expressive products, which spans from wine to cider and tea, is only rivaled by his love of canoeing and hiking. He prefers to focus on wines from Virginia, Michigan, Texas and other smaller U.S. regions, as well as domestic and international cider.