For $10 Malbec, this more than gets it done. The nose is heady, with toast, caramel and generous blackberry aromas. The palate blends freshness with depth, and the flavors of berries, cassis and spice come with a hint of ham and smoked meat. A mild finish is round and shows no aggression.
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.