High-toned, crisply sweet-tart. Lemon zest, cocoa nib, freesia-like flowers, apricot, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Tart-leaning structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. A resonant finish centers around lemon zest and cocoa nib.
By Kim Westerman
February 13th, 2020
Richly sweet, roast-rounded. Dark chocolate, gardenia, gently scorched cedar, red plum, hazelnut in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with little discernible acidity; full, creamy mouthfeel. A chocolate-driven finish is supported by notes dark chocolate, gardenia and hazelnut.
Crisp, delicately sweet-toned. Bergamot, Fig Newton, baking chocolate, magnolia, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with gentle, round acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. A crisp finish consolidates to notes of baking chocolate, dried fig, and cedar.
Cocoa-toned, crisply sweet. Baking chocolate, golden raisin, magnolia, almond, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with brisk acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. Quiet finish that leads with baking chocolate and magnolia in the short, raisin and almond in the long.
Cocoa- and citrus-toned. Orange zest, cocoa powder, magnolia, almond, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. Wood-framed finish with supporting notes of orange zest and cocoa powder.
Cleanly fruit-toned, aromatic wood-framed. Strawberry, sandalwood, almond butter, freesia-like flowers, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, fruity acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The finish is all fruit and sandalwood into the long.
Crisp, sweetly nut-toned. Hazelnut, red apple, cocoa nib, pink peppercorn, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with crisp, gentle acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to hazelnut and fir with a hint of red apple.
Sweetly roast-framed, cocoa-toned. Cocoa powder, dried date, gently scorched oak, lily, cashew in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with little perceptible acidity; full, velvety mouthfeel. Cocoa-driven finish with undertones of date and scorched oak.
Deep, sweet, chocolaty. Chocolate fudge, black cherry, fresh-cut fir, hibiscus blossom, brown sugar in aroma and small cup. Sweet-tart structure with crisp, apple-like acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. Gently drying finish with a chocolate throughline and fir undertones.
Rich-toned, chocolaty. Dark chocolate, cedar, rhododendron, date, sassafras in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with gently tart acidity; light, silky mouthfeel. A quiet finish consolidates around notes of dark chocolate and rhododendron.
Balanced, sweet-toned. Baking chocolate, almond, date, molasses, magnolia in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with little perceptible acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. A rather muted finish centers around almond and baking chocolate.
Crisply sweet, cocoa-toned. Cocoa powder, scorched fir, raisin, hazelnut, a sweet-sour yogurt-like hint in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with pert acidity; smooth mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish with undertones of scorched fir and raisin.
Roast-dominant, smoky-sweet. Dark chocolate, burned mesquite, lily, prune, fresh earth in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with barely perceptible acidity; heavy, smooth mouthfeel. Persistent dark chocolate notes lift a rather bitter, earthy finish.
Sweetly nut-toned, roasty. Hazelnut, baking chocolate, gently scorched cedar, gardenia, prune in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with barely perceptible acidity; thinnish mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to hazelnut and scorched cedar with a hint of baking chocolate.