A serious Cab with red-fruit disposition, spice notes and earthy, smoky, mossy aromas. The palate is good and aggressive, with cassis, snappy acids, softening butter notes and vanilla. Lighter on the finish, with no excess weight or fat; more driving and jousting rather than lush, heavy or lumpy.
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.