French oak aging makes this rich and creamy with loads of buttery, salted popcorn, toast and vanilla. Dry and full bodied with a luscious mouthfeel, there's a bright, grassy gooseberry note hiding behind all of the oaky richness that could use a bit more attention.
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