Smoked, woody, rubbery berry aromas are savory, with a strong overall barrel influence. This feels choppy, rough and resiny. Oaky, bitter, rubbery flavors and a charred finish with heat indicate that this may need more time to come around. Drink through 2019.
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.