Shows good depth of fruit, with leather and other earthy characteristics. The fruit is a touch hot and spicy, but it's sweet at the core and the vegetal character common to the variety is largely missing. Chocolate and pepper mix with oak notes on the finish.
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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.