Hard on the nose, with cracked pepper and rubber. Once it opens, you get spicy plum, cherry and meaty tannins. Finishes with overt wood notes and some sweet and sour. Spicy and unconventional, but not bad.
Laurel Glen Vineyard
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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.