Potent and deep on the nose, with smoky oak, barnyard, vanilla and herbal notes. The palate is drying and tannic, meaning it has grip but not as much balance and structure as would be ideal. Finishes with tea and leafy flavors. Serious wine but lacking a few finishing touches. Drink now.
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.