Oaky resiny spicy aromas are an indicator of what's to come. This has a scratchy mouthfeel and resiny notes akin to licking a plank of wood. A heavily oaked flavor profile tastes mostly of dry wood and clove. On the finish, wood-spice flavors and drying tannins are in control and don't let go.
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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.