What's most special about this cuvée is that it offers such a natural mixture of smoked meat, black fruit and oak. It's a little chewy and rustic now, with mildly hard tannins. If possible, give it some time for it to evolve and release its hidden plum, spice and vanilla notes. Best Buy.
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.