The color is dark and youthful, while the nose is at first earthy and dusty before opening to reveal a deep plum core. Dark cherry and plum fruit mixes with coffee on the palate, while the finish is perfectly broad and smooth, an appropriate epilogue to a fine, extracted, modern Sangiovese-based wine. Editors' Choice. —M.S.
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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.