Very dense in the nose, with nuances of rubber and ripe black plum. The palate thrusts with cherry, raspberry and raisin. Now, it's all fruit, showing only a smidgen of chocolate and a hint of espresso. But with time—8 to 10 years—it will reveal the full allotment of refinement and class.
Vranken Pommery America
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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.