Aeration peels away the layers of savory smoke that obscure layers of peach preserves, cherry blossoms and spice on this beautifully composed Riesling. Medium-sweet on the palate, with a honeyed richness that coats the tongue, it's balanced by streaks of minerality and a bristling tea-leaf astringency 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