If you like a muscular, sweet, full-bodied wine with chunky wild berry flavors topped with a dollop of raisin and chocolate, this is it. It has lower acidity and therefore size and richness. For some it may be syrupy and less than exciting; others will enjoy its ripeness. Drink this year.
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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.