Oaky and dense, with an oily nose that loses clarity with airing. This is one of those high-flying, pricey super Tuscans that has its virtues but doesn't sing as a package. It just doesn't have much charm. And at 14.5% alcohol it's tough to swallow.
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.