Heavily smoked, with a grassy undercurrent to the nose. Seems to be on the downside, although raspberry and vanilla flavors are convincing. Textured enough, with good tannins. But still it seems to be searching for better balance and flavor clarity.
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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.