Ripe and earthy, with foresty aromas that trigger memories of oregano-based tomato sauce and dried fruits. The palate is round and chewy, with red fruit propelled by forceful tannins and ample acids. Shows vanilla and oak late. Grabby and starchy, but good.
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.