A fair amount of cola and oak is present on the jumpy, young nose. In the mouth, bold acidity pushes blackberry, plum and raspberry flavors alongside the wine's heavier, more leathery alter ego. Seems a little tight and sealed up now; drink now into 2010.
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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.