Heavily oaked, with aromas of marshmallow, cherry and rubber. The palate is firm and tannic, with spicy flavors and cherry-style fruit. The finish is tart and tight, but very ripe and pure. This wine needs some time to lose its tannic fierceness; just an hour of airing did it wonders.
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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.