Herbal and woody aromas make up the nose, which also carries a strong hint of black olives. Basic plum and cherry fruit carries the flavor profile, and when it comes to the finish things turn decidedly lean and acidic. Decent for quaffing but not much more than that. —M.S.
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.