Deeply fruit-toned, balanced and deep. Dark chocolate, goji berry, gardenia, hazelnut butter, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Richly sweet structure with gentle, balanced acidity; crisp, syrupy mouthfeel Resonantly chocolaty finish with undertones of goji berry and hazelnut.
By Kim Westerman
April 13th, 2022
Price: NT $3600/100 grams
Decadently rich, resonantly chocolaty, floral-toned. Chocolate fudge, salted caramel, gardenia, date, scorched almond in aroma and cup. Vibrantly bittersweet structure with round acidity; lush, creamy mouthfeel. Chocolaty and nut-toned finish with a hint of smokiness.
Crisply chocolaty, floral-toned. Nectarine, brown sugar, wisteria, baking chocolate, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Complex, bittersweet structure with quiet acidity; very full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Baking chocolate and oak notes characterize the long finish, with pretty hints of wisteria underneath.
Deeply sweet-savory. Pipe tobacco, scorched clove, dark chocolate, ripe banana, a hint of freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with soft acidity; very full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. Savory-leaning finish with notes of pipe tobacco and scorched clove, lifted by a crisp dark chocolate.
Richly chocolaty, sweetly earth-toned. Sandalwood, dried black cherry, freesia-like flowers, marjoram, fresh-turned humus in aroma and cup. Balanced, bittersweet structure with resonant, understated acidity; viscous, satiny mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of sandalwood and dried black cherry.
Richly sweet-tart, sweetly herbaceous. Baking chocolate, tangerine, sage, peach, pipe tobacco in aroma and cup. Crisply sweet-tart structure with brisk acidity; full, satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The earthy-sweet finish leads with pipe tobacco and sage.
Balanced, deep, chocolaty. Lavender, red currant, gently scorched cedar, baking chocolate, Meyer lemon zest in aroma and cup. Roundly sweet-tart structure with bright, balanced acidity; crisp, velvety mouthfeel. Almond notes surface in the sweetly roast-toned finish.
Rich-toned, deeply sweet. Dark chocolate, date, singed cedar, Bing cherry, saltwater taffy. Deepy sweet structure with gentle acidity; viscous, smooth mouthfeel. The finish consolidates to dark chocolate and saltwater taffy.
Gently roasty, richly chocolaty and nut-toned. Dark chocolate, kumquat, roasted walnut, peach, magnolia in aroma and cup. Roundly sweet structure with pert, lively acidity; syrupy, buoyant mouthfeel. Dark chocolate and kumquat carry the sweet-toned finish.
Crisply sweet-savory. Dark chocolate, charred mesquite, gardenia, dried persimmon, dark caramel in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with barely perceptible acidity; gently drying, chocolaty and wood-framed finish.
Sweetly smoky, crisply chocolaty. Scorched cedar, baking chocolate, lemon-thyme, candy apple, lily in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with velvety mouthfeel; the crisp, chocolaty finish is supported by notes of lemon-thyme and lily.
Earthy, bittersweet. Fresh-cut oak, cocoa powder, fresh leather, sweet pea, lily in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with barely perceptible acidity; very full, creamy mouthfeel. Wood-framed finish with hints of dark chocolate and fresh leather.
Rather dry, wood-framed, bittersweet. Scorched fir, cocoa powder, condensed milk, lily, raisin in aroma and cup. Bittersweet structure with rather rough acidity; crisp, satiny mouthfeel. Dry, wood-framed finish with notes of cocoa powder and scorched fir.
Brisk, dry, sweetly vegetal. Green bean, carob, charred balsa, faded gardenia, raw almond in aroma and cup. Flatly bittersweet structure with inert acidity; dry, rather thin mouthfeel. Wood-framed, sweetly vegetal finish.