Heavily barrel influenced on the bouquet, where sawdust and resin aromas render any fruit to the upper deck. Feels resiny and sappy, and never really moves off that feel. Tastes of oak, baked apple and banana, with resiny oak controlling the finish. Nice but not great.
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.