Oak and matchstick are the early aromas on this barrel-heavy SB. The palate is smooth, mellow and a bit flaccid. Toasty, spicy flavors lead a mix of green herb, citrus and tropical fruit notes, while the finish offers residual woodspice but not much kick.
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.