Rubber and prune are the lead aromas, and overall the nose is big but flat. Conversely, the palate is clacky and tough on the surface, with herbal, roasted-berry flavors. Dark and herbal on the finish as well, with a clunky, somewhat awkward fade. Not as clean and pure as the 2007 version.
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.