Fairly lean and a bit grassy on the nose, with plenty of red fruit but not much of the heft or extract that one expects from a higher-end, modern-style Cabernet. Everything comes in a reserved, quiet way, from the fruit to the background notes of toast and chocolate.
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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.