Upon first whiff, there's more earth than fruit here, but aeration reveals a surprising bounty of tropical fruit on the palate. Light footed and medium sweet in style, its chock full of honeyed mango, pineapple and citrus flavors juxtaposed by zesty lime acidity. The finish is moderately long, tinged by struck slate and smoke.
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