New-oak and raw-fruit aromas create a sharp, somewhat angular bouquet holding the slightest hint of vinegar. Airing reveals smoky notes and more richness. Plenty of cherry and berry on the palate mixed with cedar and vanilla. The mouthfeel, meanwhile, seems a little heavy. Imported by Dalla Terra.
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.