Intense aromas of summer blackberries and cherry preserves waft from the nose of this rich, fruity, yet elegantly structured red. The palate is classic in style marked by ruffles of peppery spice and fine-grained tannins. A streak of menthol lingers through a long, black cherry 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: email@example.com