This is rich, dense and sultry smelling, with cola, vanilla, char, coconut and wild berry aromas. It feels strapping and pure, with deep flavors of chocolate and blackberry offset by oak-driven spice and cedar. Toasty and spicy, the finish possesses a fudge-like richness. Best from 2013–2016.
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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.