Heavily oaked, with cedar, mint and lemon-rind aromas. Becomes more integrated with airing, showing ripe red fruit and a dose of chocolate. Plenty of open-grained wood, vanilla and cocoa on the finish. A woody Sangiovese that can handle the bulk of its oak.
Empson USA Ltd
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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.