Meaty, smoky aromas include whiffs of black coffee, tire rubber and blackberry. A tight, rubbery palate shows full but elastic tannins along with blackberry and oaky flavors of vanilla and wood resin. Ripe and muscular, the blend shows strong barrel influences. Drink through 2019.
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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.