Roasted, rubbery, savory aromas include lesser notes of graphite, licorice, toast and berrry fruit. The wine feels plump, round and full for a 2008, with grabby tannins and oaky, spicy flavors of toasted berry. It's lasting and savory on the finish, with leftover oak. Drink now through 2018.
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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.