On first take, this smells a bit green and grassy, while the feel is grabby. Airing and time in the glass help things along, while the flavor profile is a bit salty and oaky, with plum and red-currant notes. A dry earthy peppery-tasting finish closes this out.
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.