With a rusty color and leafy aromas of earthy berries and tar, this wine is fading. Hailing from a subpar vintage, it is acidic, with oaky resin on the mouthfeel. Flavors of herbal plum, tomato, vanilla and tobacco break up, while the finish brings stalky notes.
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.