This is a hulking berry-driven wine with big, jammy aromas. And ultimately it is nothing more than an average Chilean red, meaning it has bulk and color but not much individuality or character. The 2005 version of this wine has more bounce and personality. We say stick to that.
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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.