Richly aromatic, chocolaty and fruit-driven. Dark chocolate fudge, dried blueberry, baking spices (clove, nutmeg, cinnamon), magnolia, a hint of wine barrel in aroma and cup. Deeply sweet structure with fruit-toned acidity; creamy, smooth mouthfeel. Long, resonant finish: chocolate, flowers, fruit.
By Kim Westerman
July 14th, 2022
Price: $18.65/12 ounces
Richly floral, fruit-toned, balanced. Passion fruit, pink peppercorn, star jasmine, cocoa nib, sandalwood in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with vibrant acidity; syrupy, viscous mouthfeel. The spicy-floral finish leads with notes of star jasmine and cocoa nib.
Citrusy-sweet, richly cocoa-toned. Tangerine, cocoa nib, marjoram, narcissus, fresh-cut cedar in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart structure with bright, balanced acidity; silky-smooth mouthfeel. Finish consolidates to pretty notes of cocoa nib and tangerine.
Fruit-centered, sweetly herbaceous. Bing cherry, marjoram, honeysuckle, salted caramel, fresh-cut oak in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart with brisk acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The crisply sweet finish consolidates around notes of honeysuckle and oak.
Price: $22.00/12 ounces
Vibrantly fruit-toned, intensely sweet-tart. Mango, cocoa nib, agave syrup, lemon thyme, magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet-tart structure with perky acidity; plush, syrupy mouthfeel. Crisp fruit-forward finish with undertones of agave syrup and lemon thyme.
Bright, vibrantly sweet. Wild honey, dried plum, cocoa nib, pink grapefruit zest, lilac in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with crisply bright acidity; velvety-smooth mouthfeel. Cocoa-toned finish with undertones of wild honey and pink grapefruit zest.
Balanced, deeply sweet, rich-toned. Butterscotch, hazelnut, dark chocolate, apricot, freesia-like flowers in aroma and cup. Invitingly bittersweet structure with brisk acidity; very satiny mouthfeel. The finish centers around notes of butterscotch and hazelnut.
Balanced, sweetly savory. Wisteria, black currant, lime zest, tamarind, cedar in aroma and cup. Sweet-savory structure with bight, juicy acidity; full, syrupy-smooth mouthfeel. The finish leads with notes of tamarind, supported by lime zest and cedar.