While initially quite smoky and nutty on the nose, this light-bodied wine does release prettier notes of cherry and raspberry with some aeration. Soft acidity lends heaviness to the plate. The finish is brisk and clean.
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