This is Valentin Bianchi's attempt at a high-end reserve wine, and frankly, it falls short of the target. The nose is flat and fading, with simple but sharp red-fruit aromas. The palate is broad, but it lacks purity and definition. —M.S.
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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.