Seemingly more oily, rich and waxy than the 2007, with woody elements and sweet but bland cantaloupe-driven flavors. There's a light essence of citrus, but overall it's plump, melony and at or already past its prime. Drink immediately.
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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.