Jammy, with blackberry aromas as well as spice and tobacco. The palate is also jammy, but quickly you realize that it's equally reduced and hard. As the sipping continues, watch for jackhammer tannins, the total opposite of the “velvety” ones promised on the back label.
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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.