High-toned, with artificial qualities of air freshener, perfume and candied fruit. The palate has a clacky feel, tannic bite and not a whole lot of flavor for Shiraz and Carmenère other than rudimentary berry and cherry. Finishes herbal as well.
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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.