This classic South American red has robust, rustic berry aromas that are matched by chewing gum, animal hide and spice. This is muscular stuff, with oaky, spicy, drying flavors of dark cherry and fudge. It's not a cuddly wine; it could use some aging.
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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.