Full and bold on the bouquet, where grilled meat and leather blend with ripe fruit to create an alluring, inviting whole. Black cherry and raspberry flavors are smooth and serious, while at the core there's a jammy, syrupy richness that conveys total ripeness. Best from 2008 through 2011.
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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.