Aromas of root beer, autumn leaves, leather and raisins indicate ripeness more than heavyness. It shows lots of life and kick on the palate, where the flavors run toasty and rooty, with a hint of brown sugar. Peppy acidity keeps it lively and traditional through the finish.
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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.