Right away you are taken by the nose of barrel spice, cinnamon, cola and black fruit. The palate is chunky and meaty, with earthy flavors of raisin, tea, fine herbs and leather. One could argue that it finishes sort of tired, but before you get there everything is stocky, thick and very good.
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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.