Toasty oak and hickory aromas are the primary greeting, with licorice, pastry and blackberry notes underneath. It feels saturated and chewy, with full-scale berry, prune, chocolate and mossy flavors. It's dense on the finish, with smooth tannins and heft.
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.