A bit sharp and volatile at first, but with time the aromas mellow out to rest on black fruits and olive. The palate has a lively kick to it but it's also sort of hard and heavy, with roasted, basic black fruit and herbal flavors. Caramelized on the finish, but aggressive as a whole.
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.