Sun-baked earth and smoke tones lend savory complexities throughout this vibrant auslese. The palate is unctuously ripe, full of fleshy, sweet peach and apricot flavors, but it's keenly balanced with racy acidity and those earthy, dusty mineral tones.
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: email@example.com