Roasted, leathery and sulphuric out of the bottle, but time serves it well and soon herbal notes, tanned saddle and baked berry aromas emerge. Feels a bit sheer and tight, with fiery plum and berry flavors. Grippy on the finish, so it needs time in bottle or plenty of air if you're drinking now.
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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.