Earthy, oaky aromas of roasted berry, tree bark, root extract and lemongrass are jumbled but not unpleasant. This feels blocky and heavy upfront, then more hollow as it breathes. Flavors of prune and black fruits are stewy, while chocolate, coffee and herbal notes steer a heavy finish.
Elixir Wine Group
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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.