A meaty, spicy, woody opening includes aromas of hickory and clove plus mint and heady black-fruit scents. This feels steady, sturdy and full on the palate, but also fresh and balanced. Blackberry, chocolate and resiny flavors finish with oak; drink through 2020.
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.