True yet reserved, with a full nose that deals a total package rather than parts. Dried cherry, raspberry and leathery tannins are softened by a hint of vanillin. The finish is spicy and lengthy. Tannic, but will come together more if given five years.
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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.