Deep in color, with candied aromas of marshmallow and vanilla. The mouth is heavy and chewy, and a bit hot as well. Carmenère, which is on the rise in Chile, usually has a chocolaty quality, and this one does. But it doesn't have the charm and style that the best ones do.
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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.