Earthy, mossy berry aromas are a bit damp but improve with airing. This shows proper structure with no flab despite having a lot of weight. Mint and herbal shadings give core cassis and berry flavors character, and those same flavors carry onto a long-running finish.
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.