Charred oak, maple, tobacco and berry aromas are full and clean. The palate is solid but not so polished and smooth that there's no edge to things. Flavors of mocha and leather support core black-fruit notes, and then vanilla rushes in on the finish and takes over. Drink now through 2014.
Grapes of Spain
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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.