For several years running this wine has failed to show any improvement. It remains a strange rendering of Syrah/Shiraz: it's saucy on the nose and palate, yet the feel is high-toned and narrow, with tang to the finish. Shows minimal pleasantries and requires too much digging to find them.
Laird & Company
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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.