With can't-miss aromas of coconut and prune, this wine stirs memories of tanning oil and fruitcake. It's big, bold and earthy, but also mildly herbal. The palate tastes of black fruit as well as dill and pepper, and the mouthfeel is convincing. Too bad the oak is still so pronounced.
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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.