Quite charred and burnt on the nose, which may have resulted from the wine getting more oak treatment than it deserved. The palate is weakly strung together, and it shows flavors of black olive, cooked berries and mocha. A step up from basic, but not a big one.
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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.