An elevated, classy wine with earth, tobacco, leather and currant aromas. It's a little saucy and saturated, but with air it unveils layering and flavors of coconut (oak-based), leather, cassis and plum. Rich on the finish, with chocolate and rubber notes. Drink now or hold through 2011.
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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.