Hard, spicy and rubbery on the nose, with ripe, semi-baked flavors of rubber, black fruit and hardy oak. There's a ton of wood spice and clove as it opens, and nothing is finessed. Dark and chocolaty on the finish, with even more oak.
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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.