Although the nose and palate are mildly briny and green, there's enough cherry and berry fruit to keep this good-value red's head above water. A slightly grating mouthfeel isn't too punishing, while a long, aggressive finish comes with spice, mint, pepper and a final note of brine and green.
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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.