Chunky, open aromas start it off, and the bouquet is likable if nothing special. Dense and grapy fruit carries the palate, surrounded by spiky tannins. An extracted Syrah with zero gamy, spicy character. This is a black, ripe wine with size but limits.
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.