This is an old-school Chilean Merlot in the sense that the nose is rustic and leathery, but not unappealing. The wine is on the light side in terms of weight and extraction, while leafy flavors of roasted plum and berry finish with hints of toast and bitterness.
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.