Sweet cherries and lots of ripe plum make the nose very nice. A hint of smoked meat in the background adds complexity. Cherry and plum also define the flavors, and the body here is sizable but in balance. A pronounced oakiness and full tannins suggest that some aging might help it along
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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.