Rubbery and drying, with aromas of barrel char and butter that overpower any fruit that might want to escape. Simple plum and cherry flavors work the palate, but they're fading. And the finish is drying and lightly tannic.
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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.