Ourart Wine

Introduction

Ourart is a Chinese company that specializes in in-ear monitors (IEMs) and earbuds. I would like to thank Ourart and Penon for the review unit of the Ourart Wine. At the moment, you can purchase the Ourart Wine from Penon .

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Specifications

  • Driver Configuration: Beryllium & Titanium Composite Dynamic
  • Impedance: 32Ω
  • Frequency Response: 10hz-35khz

Unboxing & Accessories

The Wine comes in a black package with protective cover that sports the brand name and logo. After opening the package, there are the Wine, detachable MMCX cable, packs of tips, shirt clip and warranty card.

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IEM Build & Design

The Wine has purple and black shells with vents at the top and below the nozzle. It has a circular shape. At the back of the iem, there is a black faceplate with the Ourart logo and silver outer edge. The nozzle is straight with mesh for earwax prevention. The iem is light weight and there is a comfortable fit.

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Cable Build & Design

The cable uses MMCX connectors and on each connector, there is a L & R marking on the left and right respectively. The connectors have black housing with strain relief. There is no memory wire area section. There is chin slider and the y-splitter has a black housing. Lastly, the jack is straight 3.5mm gold plated with strain relief. The jack has a black housing.

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Sound Analysis

Lows

The Wine has moderate sub-bass quantity with good extension. The sub-bass reproduction takes on an authoritative approach and impact is brought out well. The bass decay has moderate pace. The bass texture is rendered in a moderately smooth manner. The mid-bass has great quantity and the slam is delivered with density. Each bass note is articulated with a good punch.

Mids

The midrange takes on a smooth presentation. The lower mids has good amount of body and male vocals are presented well without any signs of hollow feeling. The upper mids has some forwardness and there is a slightly aggressive bite which adds character. The midrange is expressed rather fully with liveliness .

Highs

The treble has an average extension and the amount of air rendered is moderate. There is no sibilance and harshness. The Wine is able to showcase a smooth execution of its treble. There is little crisp and lack of sparkle. The treble body is good with a slightly dense feeling. The level of details retrieval is moderate.

Soundstage

The soundstage has a good natural expansion and the width magnitude is average. The depth is slightly closed in. There is some congestion when tackling busier tracks.

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Comparisons

Ourart Wine vs Oriveti Basic

The Basic has more sub-bass quantity than the Wine and the extension on the Wine is slightly greater. The sub-bass reproduction is stronger on the Basic. The mid-bass on the Basic has additional amount and it gives a more weighted feeling. The Basic delivers a more impactful slam. The bass texture on the Wine is rendered with additional smoothness. Bass decay is quicker on the Wine. The midrange on the Wine has higher transparency level and it is more energetic while the Basic has additional body. The lower mids on the Basic has more quantity which makes male vocals sound thick. The upper mids on both has similar forwardness. Moving on to the treble section, the Wine has greater extension and there is an airier feeling. The treble on the Basic has extra body and the articulation on the Wine is more precise. There is lack of sparkle for both. The crisp is better on the Wine. In terms of soundstage, the expansion on both is rather natural and the Wine has a greater width magnitude. Depth on the Basic is more closed in.

Ourart Wine vs Mee Audio Pinnacle P2

The Wine has more sub-bass quantity than the P2 and the extension on the P2 has slightly more magnitude. The sub-bass reproduction on the Wine is fuller. The mid-bass on the Wine has slightly quantity than the P2. The Wine is able to deliver the slam with more impact. Bass texture on the Wine is rendered with additional smoothness. The bass decay on the P2 is quicker with agility. The midrange on the P2 is leaner than the Wine and it is expressed in a cleaner manner. The Wine has a fuller midrange which benefits vocals reproduction. The lower mids on the Wine has more body and male vocals are presented in a thicker manner. The upper mids on the P2 is more forward which contributes to the intimacy of female vocals. There is additional presence of energy on the P2. Next, in the treble section, the P2 has more extension and the Wine has additional body. The amount of air rendered on the P2 is greater. The P2 has more crisp and sparkle. For the soundstage, both expands naturally and the P2 has greater width. The depth on the Wine is more closed in.

Conclusion

The Wine is a fun sounding iem that is able to produce a lively bass performance, vibrant midrange with a slightly aggressive bite and smooth treble. It is able to captivate listeners with its engaging lows. In addition, it comes with a detachable MMCX cable. The Ourart Wine packs a punch.

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