Sort of raisiny but also prickly on the nose, with a granular, gritty quality that subsides with airing. The palate is chunky and offers herbal red berry flavors that give way to a scratchy, herbal-tasting finish. Good in a regular way, but herbal.
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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.