Woodsy, spicy top aromas announce plenty of oak, which is confirmed by minty notes. In the mouth, this is raw and clamping—harsh in a word. Sour, pinchy, leafy flavors are herbal and underripe. A hard-tannin finish is grating.
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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.