YJAR 2017, is really beyond the vintage, delivering a wonderful wine in such a challenging vintage. It has a deep bright garnet color. Its nose gracefully gets out of the glass with a complex, fragrant, and harmonious notion of black raspberries figs, spicy notes of star anise, cloves and green pepper, with a core of warm red and black currants and a touch of pencil lead and dark chocolate. Rich intense and medium to full-bodied wine with round and layered silky tannins with a polished mouthfeel than vibrates with the chalky texture and fresh intensity that gives its very long finish.
Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM associates the lung/large intestine energy system with the season of Autumn. Our lungs and immune system experience a particular vulnerability at that time also with cold, dry weather or non-nourishing foods.
Traditional Chinese Medicine’s (TCM) theory teaches that we are part of Nature and are made up of her elements: Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, and Metal. Each element has corresponding organ systems and their functions. The Five Elements is an ancient elaboration of the endocrine system.