Inky and black, with blueberry and intense tire rubber on the nose. The palate is dense, requiring a jackhammer to get at the black-fruit core. The finish is hard and tannic, and the wine has a sharp personality. Power and depth is all here, but balance and charm are nonexistent.
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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.