Aromas of raisin, prune, spice cake, clove and cinnamon are oaky. This selection of the high part of the grape bunch known as the shoulder feels grabby, with clamping tannins. Woodsy, earthy berry flavors are accompanied by licorice and clove notes, while chocolaty oak helps to overcome a light green character on the finish.
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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.