Solid but earthy and damp on the nose. The palate is more lean, fresh and sharp than you might expect, while the flavor grouping of herbal fruit, coffee, mocha and leather is normal for the grape type. Toasty on the finish, with a touch of bite and tang.
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.