Lightly roasted, earthy and slightly nutty up front, this smells of buttery oak along with plum and cherry. Sinewy and firm in the mouth, this tastes of vanilla, buttered popcorn, plum and red-berry fruits. A solid finish with ripping tannins keeps this firm. Drink through 2019.
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.