Distinct yet unusual aromas of vanilla extract and butterscotch announce and confirm that this was barrel fermented. Low vibrancy and bounce on the palate create a sense of flat heaviness. Salty peach and melon flavors are buried in wood spice, while this tastes dry, pithy and resiny on a mild finish.
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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.