Hard, crusty aromas loosen a little with time, but then you get pool water and foxiness. The palate is rough and lean in fruit content, with lactic, caroby notes accenting herbal red-fruit flavors. Peppery late but also sweet and resiny in the end.
Palm Bay International
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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.