With tangy plum, cranberry and red currant fruit, you can't call this a fat, modern Merlot. It's fairly tight, with some pronounced acidity. But it's also a fresh breeze in a world of so many fruit-and-oak monsters. Best as a food wine, maybe with spaghetti and meatballs or something similar.
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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.