The tint is gold but browning, indicating that this may already be fading. The cinnamon-and-apples nose with hints of shoe leather requires patience if you are to enjoy it, while the palate of sweet applesauce, honey and dried apricot is intriguing if not overly fresh. Drink now for the rich flavors; but even current drinking will reveal a low-acid flatness that negates balance.
User Avg Rating
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.