Gaseous at first, but later the nose shows bold fruit. The palate is both sweet and candied but also grabby. There's a lot of extraction and heft to this Cab-Syrah, but also choppy tannins and bullying barrel notes. Big, full, sassy and rough, but with merits.
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.