This Cabernet-led blend from a hot vintage is stewy and flat on the nose. A soupy-feeling palate is low on structure, while flavors of baked berry, fig and prune are soft and ripe. A loamy, sticky, stewy finish confirms that this wine, while good, is a bit too ripe and flacid.
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.