A lot of wood sits up front, and in back of that things seem a touch murky and lactic. Freshness and precision are not this wine's best attributes, but there is decent weight and body carrying berry, tobacco and vanilla flavors. Would be better with more purity.
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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.