Root beer and tree bark aromas give this a rooty, savory, almost baked quality. But the palate is ripe and pure, with cassis, black cherry and fresh prune flavors. Finishing fudge and coffee notes amid strong but respectable tannins make this a worthy value.
Elixir Wine Group
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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.