Nice color and richness, but a bit over the top given that the bouquet is pure raisin and chocolate. Tilts the scale a bit to the heavy side, with black plum and berry flavors along with soft, wide tannins. Brushes the frontier of Port with its thickness. Ripeness is not lacking.
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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.