Almost catches the upper echelon, but some burnt, grassy character on the nose holds it back just a little. That said, the wine sings with round berry fruit that's accented by chocolate. Medium in weight and forcefulness. Very good but can be better.
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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.