Delicately structured, this is nevertheless penetrating and sweet-tasting, with honey, marmalade and orange-cream flavors. There's ripeness here, but bristling acidity and dark shades of slate, honeycomb and bitter citrus rind add balance and depth.
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