Pretty nice for a basic Chilean Cab. The nose has typical cassis and cherry, but also a leafy, herbal quality reminiscent of black olive. It's spicy and herbal on the palate, too, with vanilla and clove picking up the rear. Finishes well, with warmth.
Robert Mondavi Winery
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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.