Cool, earthy aromas of blackberry, vanilla and tobacco are encouraging. This aged Cab from the base of the Pyrenees is a monster with wall-to-wall tannins. Heavy black-fruit, fig, mocha and tobacco flavors finish with exotic spice notes and a touch of oaky coconut. This is big and boisterous.
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.