Earthy mulchy aromas of tea and coffee grounds are oaky but unfocued, with a stewed-fruit character that's vintage Elqui Valley. This is creamy and resiny, a reflection of 24 months of oak aging. Herbal, heavily woody flavors of clove and roasted dark-berry fruits finish minty and resiny.
Elixir Wine Group
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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.