This is a heavy, pushy, ultraripe Malbec with lots of oak, toast and heat on the nose. A full, grabby palate is tannic as nails, while baked black fruit flavors come with resiny oak and lemon-peel notes. A minty, herbal tasting finish is hard as granite.
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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.