What else can you say about this three-grape blend other than it's heavily oaked and doesn't have the fruit or complexity to handle it? The bouquet is like a trip through the sawmill, and the palate is akin to biting into a log.
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.