A steady-as-she-goes type of Malbec with dark, heavy aromas and ripe berry and black cherry flavors. It's a good wine with heft, ripeness and solidity, but it doesn't sway much from the basic blueprint of average Mendocino Malbec. Expect size and extract more than refinement.
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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.