Take a sniff and you'll say to yourself, “not bad.” There's some grapiness along with smoke and flowers, and that mix is nice. The flavors and feel follow suit. You get some blueberry, blackberry and vanilla and then a full fruity finish. If “balance” means it sits right on your tongue while offering a mix of sweet and spice, then this is well balanced.
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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.