Grapey and thick at first, with sweet berry aromas that seem more generic than specific. The palate has some grit and grab, while flavors of plum and berry smack down with bitter herbs and black pepper. More pepper rides the finish along with mocha and coffee.
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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.