Hickory and wood resin are the key aromas that shadow the berry fruit components of the nose. It feels round, resiny and a bit heavy, with berry, cassis, oak and spice flavors. This is generous and sticky on the finish. Right now it's very oaky, but it could improve with time in the bottle.
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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.