The nose is potent if not obviously pretty; there's way too much barrel char and sulfur. Dull strawberry flavors mix with some cherry on the palate, while the finish is light and a tad weedy. —M.S.
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.