Oaky on the nose, this wine shows mint and sawdust aromas that transition to asphalt and fiery heat upon airing. A dense palate is loaded with creamy oak, while leaf, mint and berry flavors finish charred. With 15% alcohol and heafty oak, this could use another year in bottle to settle down.
Gil Family Estates
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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.