Intense aromas of smoke and struck matches blow off with aeration, allowing pretty grapefruit, lime and lemongrass notes to come through. While a touch racy and light in body, it's a ripe richly fruity wine with subtle accents of earth, pine frond and lime pith.
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