Reviews for October 6th, 2015

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: KRW 40,000/500 grams

Subtle, round, quietly but deeply complex. Fresh-cut cedar, almond, pungent berry (elderberry, blackberry), tea rose, nutmeg. Round, resonantly brisk acidity; velvety mouthfeel. Rich, balanced, gently flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: NT $1,000/16 ounces

Sweetly and deeply floral. Flowers (lilac, lavender), tangerine zest, honeydew melon, roasted cacao nib in aroma and cup. Round, juicy acidity; light, satiny mouthfeel. Flowers and cacao carry into a sweet, crisp finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $18.75/12 ounces

Balanced, sweet-toned, classic. Ripe raspberry and orange, citrus blossom, roasted cacao nib, a hint of sage in aroma and cup. Gently and richly nuanced acidity; round, cushiony mouthfeel. Flavor consolidates in a resonant finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $15.95/12 ounces

Sweetly and gently pungent, cocoa-toned. Roasted cacao-nib, orange, apricot, freesia-like flowers, a faint whiff of whisky in aroma and cup. Soft, vibrantly lively acidity; plush, velvety mouthfeel. Sweet, balanced, quietly flavor-saturated finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $49.95/8 ounces

Crisply nutty, exuberantly floral. Almond, cedar, brown sugar, ripe orange, complex flowers (gardenia, lavender, rose) in aroma and cup. Round, deeply expressed acidity; plump mouthfeel. Cedar and orange carry into a sweet, mildly drying finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $18.00/12 ounces

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Soft, crisp, nut-toned. Hazelnut, honeysuckle, plum, a hint of fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Round, quietly resonant acidity; plush, cushiony mouthfeel. The nut note turns chocolaty in a crisply sweet, balanced finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $23.99/12 ounces

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Lightly rich and zesty. Orange zest, almond butter, sweet, honeysuckle-like flowers, a hint of rosemary in aroma and cup. Delicately brisk acidity; light, satiny mouthfeel. Orange and almond carry into a sweet, savory-edged finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $20.00/250 grams

Subtly complex, deeply and resonantly sweet. Baker’s chocolate, star fruit, pear, oak, a hint of plum blossom in aroma and cup. Softly crisp, juicy acidity; silky mouthfeel. Chocolate and oak dominate in a sweet, layered finish.

Review Date: Oct 2015

Price: $30.60/200 grams

Crisply bright and fruit-toned. Red currant, dried cranberry, hazelnut, oak, almond blossom in aroma and cup. Brisk, bittersweet acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Dry berry and nut carry into a gently drying finish.