Pushy barrel aromas make the wine smell like toast on top of applesauce and baking spice. The palate shows modest acidity and some flatness, while the flavors run toward apple, mango and resiny oak. The finish continues to be oaky, showing a tropical flavor and sweetness.
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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.