Sweet and jammy on the nose, then clampy and grabby on the palate, with woody, tight-grained flavors of pepper and clove. Turns more narrow and even more clove-dominated on the finish. Has its merits and good structure, but the fruit is blanketed by forceful clove and hickory flavors.
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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.