Harsh and less than clear on the nose despite a lack of oak. The palate is pithy and hot, with bitter apple and apricot flavors in front of a similarly pithy finish that brings banana into the fold. Sweet and heavy on the finish, which isn't all that surprising given its 14.5% alcohol level.
Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.