A touch stemmy on the nose along with hints of compost, leather and animal. But in the mouth, it rings true as Pinot Noir. The flavors of spiced cherry and plum skin are light and zesty, but the wine isn't a cipher. And the accents of vanilla and wood on the finish 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.