Out of the chute it lays low in the glass, with heavier blueberry and jammy black-fruit aromas. The palate is full, tannic and medicinal, with chocolate mint notes and some raisin. What delineates this wine from Gracia's other Cabernets is ripeness and density; trouble is, it loses some balance and elegance.
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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.