Intensely fragrant of gardenias, fresh pears and lanolin, this dry sparkling may be a bit too perfumed for some, but its fresh apple and pear flavors are pleasant. Dry, with a high-toned acidity, it finishes on a slightly bitter, stony note.
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: email@example.com