Smells foxy and broken up, with a slight stemminess. The palate is tannic and drawing, with generic black fruit flavors that are candied with brown sugar and molasses. Sweet, rough, tough and like 1,000 others. Will do best with food, which should absorb some of the tannic shock.
Buena Cepa Wines
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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.