Rich, with thick but appealing tar, chocolate and blackberry aromas. The acidity, tannins and structure all seem right. Flavors of bright berry and plum are youthful and friendly, and there's a hint of vanilla to the finish. Decidedly not herbal or forced.
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.