The luster on this older wine is beginning to fade. The nose tosses up a hint of syrup, pine needle and tree bark. The palate is filled with cherry and some medicinal, herbal accents. Not bad but something is missing, namely focus and identifiable Syrah-like flavors of fruit and pepper.
Argus International Corp
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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.