Initially, this is heavily stewed and herbal, with aromas of tomato sauce, basil and oregano along with sweet oak and graphite. In the mouth, it feels pinched and reduced. Similar to the bouquet, this tastes tomatoey and a bit green, with heavy oak and char coming into the picture.
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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.