Despite its delicate frame, there's an explosion of ripe, luscious black cherry and peppery spice here. Sunny acidity and fine, soft tannins lend a plush feel to the palate. It's approachable and easy drinking but elegantly balanced.
Anna Lee C. Iijima joined Wine Enthusiast in 2010. A former attorney turned beverage devotee, she holds a Diploma in Wine and Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust and is a student in the Masters of Wine Program. She is also an Advanced Sake Professional of the Sake Education Council with an enduring love for saké and shochu.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org