This is still quite closed on the nose, suggesting more mineral and struck flint than fruit. The palate opens gradually, introducing prettier cherry-blossom and strawberry notes, along with a rich lusciously enveloping mouthfeel. The finish is slightly warming.
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