Grace Koshu 2019
Bright with excellent clarity, pale lemon yellow with a green tinge. Abundant attractive aromas of fresh pears, white peaches, honeysuckle, rosemary, clove, and minerals reminiscent of stone. Dry with a smooth mouthfeel. Lingering vivid acidity tightened the mid-back palate. Flavours are rich as aromas, with a hint of umami aftertaste. Delicate and refreshing, a white wine with well-integrated aromas and flavours.
GRACE WINE – Yamanashi
Established in 1923 in Katsunuma, this family-owned winery established by Chotaro Misawa is now run by his fourth-generation successor Shigekazu Misawa, whose daughter Ayana is in charge of winemaking. The main-winery is still in Katsunuma and produces primarily Koshu. Since 1990 the family has been concentrating its efforts on improvements in grape production. The winery’s goal is a wine reflecting a unique combination of soil, sunlight, and altitude. It has been a pioneer in replacing conventional Japanese viniculture with vertical shoot positioning to produce a more richly flavoured grape. The goal is wines that are eco-friendly, with a natural, gallant and quietly elegant taste.