Intense minerality permeates this spätlese in shades of smoke, crushed rocks and honeycomb, accenting sweet, lush flavors of summer melon and peach. Bracing acidity reverberates on the palate, lending a shocking intensity to an otherwise delicate, dainty mouthfeel.
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