Aromas of bold black cherry, leather, bacon and sandalwood scream “modern,” yet its age renders it a bit classical. The palate is mildly woody but the flavors or creamy vanilla, dill and balsamic berry fruits are excellent. Toasty and full of coffee and depth on the finish. Drink now through 2014.
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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.