Cedary plum and berry aromas are savory and ripe, but not overt. This feels layered and almost lush, with grabby tannins. Flavors of blackberry, baking spices, cocoa and mocha finish chewy, chocolaty and long. This is a serious Merlot to 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.