Blind Assessment: Graceful, polished, exquisitely floral. Lavender, vanilla bean, bergamot, cocoa nib, lychee in aroma and cup. Delicate, vivid, multi-layered structure with elegantly sweet-tart acidity; very silky, buoyant mouthfeel. Elongated, richly floral, complex finish.
The Bottom Line : This Best of Panama winner also won us over with its layers of floral tones (lavender, violet, jasmine, freesia) delicately ensconced in cocoa and tropical fruit notes, all complicated by a lightly bracing bittersweet citrus.