Earthy, damp aromas suggest compost but there's enough fresh black-fruit character to keep the bouquet balanced. This feels dense, saturated and heavy, with a syrupy leaning and full tannins. Flavors of baked blackberry and vanilla end a little stewy and soft. Drink through 2017.
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.