It's 86% Cabernet with some Malbec and Merlot, and the fruit is of the masculine, sturdy stock. The nose offers dusty red fruit, oak, leather and earth. In the mouth, a core of cherry and cassis is surrounded by spice. It's almost elegant but not quite; it's bigger than that, but neither heavy nor overripe.
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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.