Carmenère isn't an easy grape to get right, and that's evidenced here. The nose encourages with darkness and apparent density, but it quickly turns to oak. The palate veers straight to black plum and oily herbal notes, but doesn't back it up with much.
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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.