This heavily oaked wine starts closed; only clove and asphalt aromas escape. In the mouth, it's sinewy in feel, with overly demanding wood-based tannins. The flavor profile is all burnt oak and clove, while showing barely any fruit.
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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.