The bouquet is a bit earthy at first, but then it hits stride, offering a nice mix of muscular plum and mocha-scented oak. The palate features classy red cherry flavors and ample spice, while the core is wound tight as a ball. The finish reveals solid tannins and healthy acids.
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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.