Seductive like a trap, meaning the nose is lush and full of bacon, cola and blackberry, yet the palate is tannic and shows some serious teeth. The fruit is bold and ripe, and the structure dictates that it be drunk with hearty foods like steak, lamb or burgers.
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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.