Charred and rubbery smelling, but with earth, mocha, coffee and black fruit on the full and lusty nose. The palate is round and offers mocha-infused flavors of berry and black plum. The finish follows suit; it's creamy and oaky, but sweet and ripe. 300 cases made; drink now through 2013.
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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.