While subdued on the nose, there's intensity and persistence to be found in this deeply concentrated dry Riesling. White grapefruit and peach flavors are cutting and fresh, edged by layers of slate and crushed mineral. Electric acidity reverberates through a long finish. Hold until 2020, though it's bound to keep improving for years beyond.
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