There's not a lot of push or precision to the nose, which is creamy and dull, with vanilla more than fruit. The palate goes heavy on the oak, with creamy vanillin and generic white fruit flavors in front of a buttery vanilla wafer finish. A New World softie with a lot of wood character.
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.