This Carmenère-based heavyweight also packs in Cabernet and Merlot. The aromatic result is of candy and spice, but also some reediness. The palate is powerful and a touch aggressive as bulky tannins and sharp acidity push cherry and plum flavors toward a tight, grabby finish.
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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.