Sweet and spicy on the nose with ripe, juicy black fruit peppered with exotic spice notes. The black plum and cassis flavors on the palate could use a boost of intensity, but the bright, sour cherry finish is pleasant.
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