This is a very ripe, almost over the top Cabernet-based blend, with tobacco, raisin, fig and stewy berry aromas. The palate feels huge, mature and tannic, while flavors of cedar, licorice, baked berry and cassis finish rich, stewy and roasted, with hard tannins. Drink now, preferably with meat.
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.