Heavy black cherries and sweet vanilla oak mark this classy unclassified Bordeaux that carries itself like a big-reputation label. Somewhat Californian with its forward fruit, but the earthy, leafy side is all France. A lot of wine here; the fruit is piercing and the wood touch is right on.
William Grant & Sons
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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.