A certain level of tightness and structure in the nose hides the immensely ripe and clean cherry, plum and toast flavors that come across on the firm, supported palate. With full tannins and noticeable oak, this is a good Merlot in all the departments that matter.
Robert Mondavi Winery
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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.