Ripe blackberry, tobacco and leftover alcohol define the nose on this syrupy, sun-baked Tempranillo. Slightly stewed berry flavors come with creamy oak and chocolate notes, while the finish is full of oaky vanilla and mocha along with lasting fiery heat. Drink now after giving it breathing time.
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.