A strong oak character drives the nose, which also shows aromas of mint, tobacco and prune. This is extracted to the point of being chunky, while flavors of spiced plum and berry fruits have an herbal undertone. Staunch tannins and soupy, minty flavors are prominent on the finish.
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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.