Pretty violet and bright green-herb notes add freshness to rich black-cherry and plum flavors in this boldly concentrated yet softly framed wine. It's delicately oaked, with brisk acidity that counters a lusciously full-bodied palate, and a flurry of soft tannins lingers on the finish.
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