A tropical nose with early guava, banana, and citrus circulate with apricot blossom, straw, and wet stone. The palate affords an enjoyable complexity. Pear, lemongrass, a drop of lime, a hint of banana, beeswax shavings, slate, and a pinch of salinity provide a tranquil, earthly adventure.
An early fall heat spike quickly ripened flavors and kept sugars relatively low resulting in moderate alcohol.
Roasted herb-rubbed chicken, white fish, and scallops pair well, as does salty cheese.