Oaky aromas of hickory and woodspice accent minerally berry scents. This is concentrated on the palate, but still quite oaky in its current youthful state. On the flavor profile, barrel notes lead short berry and currant flavors, while the finish is dark, tannic and toasty, with mild choppiness.
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.