Richly sweet-savory, deep-toned. Cocoa nib, ripe tomato, lemon verbena, star jasmine, cedar in aroma and cup. Savory-leaning structure with balanced, lively acidity; very full, syrupy mouthfeel. Crisply cocoa-toned finish supported by sweet herb notes.
By Kim Westerman
February 12th, 2022
Sweetly spice-toned, gently fermenty. Dark chocolate, fennel, raspberry jam, whiskey barrel, lemon balm in aroma and cup. Brightly sweet with juicy acidity; plush, creamy mouthfeel. The resonant finish centers around notes of whiskey-toned raspberry and oak.
Delicate, resonant, crisply sweet. Bing cherry, hazelnut, baking chocolate, brown sugar, magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet, gently tart structure with crisp, lively acidity; smooth, velvety mouthfeel. The quiet but long finish centers around notes of baking chocolate, cherry and brown sugar.
Balanced, integrated, richly sweet. Fig Newton, baking spices, cocoa nib, roasted cashew, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Fruit-forward structure with gentle acidity; viscous, syrupy mouthfeel. Nut- and cocoa-driven finish.
Rich, deep, caramelly. Dark caramel, hazelnut butter, lilac, fresh-cut oak, marjoram in aroma and cup. Very sweet with brisk acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. Caramel- and nut-toned finish with lilac resurfacing in the long.
Chocolaty, richly sweet. Chocolate fudge, blackberry coulis, sage, singed cedar, magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with gentle, round acidity; lush, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The crisp finish consolidates to notes of dark chocolate and singed cedar with undertones of magnolia.
Price: $16.00/12 ounces
Fruit-centered, crisply chocolaty. Apricot, almond butter, jasmine flower, molasses, fresh-cut fir in aroma and small cup. Sweet structure with gently bright acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. Crisp, chocolaty, nut-toned finish.
Cocoa-driven, floral. Cocoa powder, gardenia, roasted almond, cedar, date in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with gentle, rounded acidity; plush, satiny mouthfeel. Crisp, cocoa-toned finish with a throughline of spicy florals.
Brightly sweet, spice-toned. Plum, nutmeg, almond, freesia-like flowers, orange zest in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with pert acidity; lightly satiny mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to notes of freesia and orange zest.