Saturation is the key here, in the nose and especially on the palate. It's thick and very candied, probably a result of how hot it gets at the Madalena site. Still, there's plenty of delicious black fruit and chocolatey stuffing. In the end, though, its full weight indicates it may not age forever.
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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.