Apparently heavily charred is what constitutes a reserve bottling at Zolo, because the wine smells like a cup of java along with leather and melted rubber. Eventually fruit emerges, and it's in the dark and stormy category, meaning it's big, bold and peppery but not too suave or defined.
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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.