This is packed with oaky, masculine aromas of black fruit, bacon, moss and leather, but in the mouth it's rough as nails, with heavy tannins propping up flavors of blackberry, baked plum, herb and smoke. It finishes earthy and toasty, with thick tannins and ruggedness. Drink now with beef.
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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.