A bit grapy and cloying, but mostly it's a pure, fruity wine that adds credence to the potential of blending Barbera with Merlot. The ripe palate offers plum and blackberry, while the finish is steady, albeit condensed. Chewy in the mouth, and forward.
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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.