Pinched aromas of leather, tomato and Mexican chile are low on fruit. This Bordeaux-style red blend is chewy and dense, with full tannins. Rubbery, herbal black-fruit flavors are gritty, while the finish is minty and exceedingly herbal and leafy, with a compost note.
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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.