Roasted and bullish, this has a rustic, smoky bouquet of earthy plum and savory berry. It is both plump and racy on the palate, with thick berry flavors that are touched up by bacon, spice and cocoa. It has a youthful mouthfeel that may calm down in a year or two. Drink now–2015.
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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.