Alert and snappy on the nose, with no “hot” or stewy characteristics from the steamy year. Raspberry and cassis flavors are supported by tight, crisp oak, while the finish offers mineral, coffee and cherry essence. A solid wine from a hellishly warm vintage.
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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.