Swirls of butterscotch lend a rich, almost lactic feel to this sumptuously full-bodied wine. It's unabashedly oaky, boasting deep layers of spice, nut and caramel, but maintains a stately, firmly structured elegance. Bright, lemony acidity and a strike of minerality mark the finish.
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