The smoky aromas are hard and rubbery, turning murky and charred with time. It feels leaden and almost syrupy, with flavors of black fruit and bitter coffee that are blended with a herbal undertone. The finish is thick, rubbery and textured, with a burnt molasses note.
User Avg Rating
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.