Complex, nuanced, multi-layered. Red currant, cinnamon, lavender, marjoram, wild honey in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, high-toned acidity; very syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant finish; fruit and floral notes carry forward and cocoa emerges.
By Kim Westerman
October 11th, 2020
Berry-driven, sweetly herb-toned. Black currant, cocoa nib, thyme, lavender, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with bright acidity; satiny, buoyant mouthfeel. Rich, long-lasting, berry-toned finish.
Crisply sweet, richly savory, floral-toned. Peach, lilac, ripe sungold cherry tomato, almond brittle, frankincense in aroma and cup. Sweet-umami structure with jazzy acidity; very syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish carries over the promise of all the flavor notes from the cup.
Sweetly spice-toned, chocolaty. Intense freesia-like flowers, dark chocolate, Concord grape, roasted macadamia nut, tangerine zest in aroma and cup. Sweetly rich tart structure with juicy acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Freesia and Concord grape notes ring on into the long finish.
Deep-toned, richly aromatic, complex. Black currant, honeysuckle, tamarind, dark chocolate, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with juicy, sparkling acidity; plush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The flavor-saturated finish consolidates to notes of blackcurrant and dark chocolate with hints of sandalwood.
Deep, compelling, satisfying. Black currant, dark chocolate, blood orange zest, lavender, coconut in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with richly rounded acidity; plump, syrupy mouthfeel. Coconut and lavender notes resonate into the long finish.
Sweetly herb-suffused, fruit-driven, hints of fresh earth. Lemon-thyme, mulberry, grapefruit zest, petrichor (a post-rain earthy note), myrrh in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with bright acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Savory-leaning, rich-toned finish.
Attractively tart, bright, complexly layered. Red currant, petrichor (a post-rain earthy note), wisteria, lemongrass, elm in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with bright, juicy acidity; delicate, silky mouthfeel. The finish centers on notes of red currant and lemongrass; a pleasing coconut note surfaces in the long.
Balanced, richly sweet-savory, deeply pungent. Ripe tomato, black currant, almond brittle, jasmine, oak in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with vibrant, juicy acidity; full, satiny, nectar-like mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with notes of black currant, ripe tomato and almond brittle.
Sweetly floral and delicately cocoa-toned. Honeysuckle, cocoa nib, Concord grape, agave, lemon-thyme in aroma and cup. High-toned structure with juicy, confident acidity; buoyant, lively, viscous mouthfeel. Honeysuckle and cocoa nib characterize the sweet finish.
Complex, nuanced, multi-layered. Black currant, freesia-like flowers, honey, Nutella, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with juicy, high-toned acidity; syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The resonant finish leads with currant and freesia notes in the short, rounding to Nutella and cedar in the long.