Very meaty in the nose, with an uncanny similarity to bacon. This wine is on the fat, soft side of the fence, and it doesn't have a lot of persistence or drive. But it does offer rich black fruit, ample oak and some satisfying big-bodied flavor. A little more balance would help it along.
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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.