Richly sweet-savory, deeply chocolaty. Dark chocolate, fine musk, black cherry, gently scorched cedar, wisteria in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with gentle, rounded acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. The chocolaty finish is given further depth by suggestions of black cherry and musk, all ensconced in a gently smoky cedar.
By Kim Westerman
December 7th, 2019
Fruit-toned, richly sweet. Strawberry, sandalwood, narcissus-like flowers, nougat, lemon verbena in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; plush, creamy mouthfeel. Resonant finish that consolidates around strawberry and nougat with hints of sandalwood.
Richly fruit- and cocoa-toned. Blueberry, tamarind, chocolate fudge, oak, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Richly sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; very syrupy mouthfeel. Crisp, chocolaty finish with undertones of blueberry and oak.
Delicate, high-toned, crisply sweet. Red currant, blackberry, cedar, cocoa nib, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with lively, vibrant acidity; crisp yet velvety mouthfeel. The finish leads with notes of red currant and blackberry in the short, with cocoa nib and cedar resurfacing in the long.
Deeply fruit- and spice-toned, richly sweet. Dark chocolate, cranberry sauce, hop flowers, cedar, molasses in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with gentle acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. Richly drying finish, with cranberry in the short, cedar and molasses in the long, and dark chocolate throughout.
Crisply sweet, richly chocolaty. Date, grapefruit zest, baking chocolate, pink peppercorn, hazelnut in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. The quietly flavor-saturated finish centers around baking chocolate and grapefruit.
Crisply sweet, rich-toned. Pear, baking chocolate, magnolia, fresh-cut fir, almond butter in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with gentle acidity; plush, syrupy, yet lively mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish with pretty notes of magnolia and fresh-cut fir.
Spice-toned, deeply sweet. Blueberry, lavender, fresh-cut cedar, molasses, baking spices in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with lively acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Quiet, sweetly spice-toned finish.
Price: $15.25/8 ounces
High-toned, crisply sweet-tart. Green apple, cocoa nib, honeysuckle, elm, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with pert acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The cocoa-toned finish is supported by notes of crisp apple and a hint of honeysuckle.
Very roast-prominent, chocolaty and spiced-toned. Chocolate, charred mesquite, date, baking spices, dark caramel in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with a bitter edge; full though drying mouthfeel. The finish, while sweet, is dominated by burned wood notes that obscure the underlying chocolate and fruit.