This dry, medium-bodied blend of Ugni Blanc and Clairette from Lebanon is grassy and feline on the nose with lots of tinned asparagus and pea flavors on the palate. Apple and pear notes linger in the background, but overall, the vegetal nature of this wine dominates.
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