Ripe, fleshy peach and mango flavors seem swathed in honey and caramel in this extra-concentrated spätlese. The richness is balanced by lime acidity and savory nuances of smoke and slate. It's delicately textured yet persistent through a long, slightly sugary 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