Only a mild vegetal hint to the nose holds this back. Otherwise, it's round and chunky, and quite well balanced. The red fruit on the palate is vivid, and the vanilla-tinged oak seems to grace that fruit. The texture throughout is good, as is the color.
Elixir Wine Group
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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.