The nose is a bit heavy, bordering on weedy and murky but not quite succumbing to that. However, the earthiness that such aromas portend does come through on the palate along with black plum and chocolate flavors. The wine feels right on the tongue, but it's missing clarity and pop.
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.