Initially this smells reductive and like horseradish, although with airing it moves on to aromas of pepper and berry. Citrusy acidity gives zest to what is otherwise a creamy-feeling red. Flavors of cassis, berry and brown sugar lead to a long, baked-tasting 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.