This is one heavily oaked wine: It smells like smoke, tar and baked berry. The palate is short on substance and high on acid, so the flavors are racy and angular, and with all the oak influence this wine smells and tastes charred, toasted and blackened.
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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.