Dark, smoky and loaded with olive, berry, earth and leather notes. The palate is dense and packs punch, with spiky tannins supporting boysenberry and spice flavors. A little oaky and minty now, with distinct tannic tightness. Should be softer in a year to 18 months.
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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.