Carmenère can veer into the land of green, and this wine has too much bell pepper and pepperoni going on to sway the jury. It's herbal throughout, with oregano and burnt coffee flavors overriding the fruit. It's also a bit tough in the mouth, with a jagged feel.
Grupo Belen USA
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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.