The sweet nose offers a mix of cola, root beer and orange peel, while the palate is quite ripe—there's a layer of rich black plum before a drying apple-skin finish. This seems like the type of wine to drink now as your more structured reds age. For Barbaresco, it's actually rather soft, chunky and easy going.
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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.