Richly aromatic, levitatingly high-toned. Lychee, passionfruit, dark chocolate, candied violet, sage in aroma and cup. Layered sweet-tart-savory structure with juicy, vibrant acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around lychee, dark chocolate and sage.
By Kim Westerman
April 7th, 2020
Delicate, sweetly tart, intricately balanced. Apricot, maple syrup, star jasmine, cedar, almond brittle in aroma and cup. Balanced, sweet-tart structure with high-toned acidity; elegant, silky mouthfeel. The quiet finish consolidates to apricot and almond.
Crisply sweet, deep-toned. Cocoa nib, tangerine zest, magnolia, date, maple syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with gentle, round acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to date and cocoa nib with a hint of tangerine zest.
Deep-toned, richly dry and pungent. Black tea, bergamot, baking chocolate, honeysuckle, oak in aroma and cup. Compelling bittersweet structure with crisp, citrusy acidity; tannic yet voluptuous mouthfeel. Baking chocolate and black tea carry the short finish, with bergamot and oak resurfacing in the long.
Cleanly fruit-forward. Ripe strawberry, bay (wood and leaf), cocoa nib, freesia-like flowers, pink peppercorn in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with fruity acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. The finish is all strawberry, supported by notes of fresh-picked bay leaf.
Sweet-toned, balanced. Red currant, almond butter, clove, orange blossom, cedar in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with citrusy acidity; full, satiny mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to red currant and clove.
Sweet-savory, richly layered. Persimmon, dogwood flowers, mesquite, brown sugar, a hint of pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with brisk acidity; smooth, velvety mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated short finish consolidates to persimmon and pipe tobacco.
Crisply sweet-tart. Pineapple, baking chocolate, hazelnut, lily, fresh-cut fir in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with pert acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of pineapple and lily with hints of hazelnut.
Rich, deeply sweet-toned. Narcissus, black cherry, cedar, cashew butter, agave syrup in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with gentle, citrusy acidity; smoothly viscous, satiny mouthfeel. The finish resonates with black cherry and narcissus in the short, consolidating to cashew and cedar in the long.