Aromas of dry red fruits, dill, leather and vanilla are woody yet reticent. This feels firmly tannic, while oak-led flavors of raspberry and plum dry up quickly on the finish, leaving tannic grab and raw acidity. This screams of a cool, wet year, which 2008 was.
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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.