Tar, char and black fruit work the nose, but there's also a slight hint of wet dog thrown in. The palate is full and grabby, with black cherry, cassis and plum flavors. Spicy late, with pronounced tannins. A typical big, bold and slightly raw Chilean Merlot.
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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.