Argentinean Tempranillo is a slippery slope, as evidenced by this mossy, olive-ridden red that has its moments as well as its faults. Positives include a nice spice element and good intentions. But beware of the herbal flavors and rock-hard mouthfeel.
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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.