The aromas are slightly peppery and green, leading one to anticipate some underripeness. However, there is no green to the palate, as raspberry rides high. The finish is full and round, if a bit flat. A bit of a candied quality mars the freshness and clarity. —M.S.
Empson USA Ltd
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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.