Lots of leather and earthy spice start if off, and behind that there's black fruit and a hint of nuttiness. Solid and saturated on the palate, with sweet cherry, berry and chocolate flavors. Fades a bit quick on the finish, with pepper. An achievement from what was a marginal year in Chile.
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.