While dark and dusty on the nose with hints of mushroom and barnyard funk, there's a core of black cherry fruit and spice that reveals itself with extended aeration. Medium bodied with a lush, smooth texture, it finishes with a mouthful of coarse, grippy tannins.
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