Quite a strong essence of grape extract as well as blackberry and vanilla run over and through this one. Heavy and full in the mouth, but also a bit sharp on the back palate; finishes with a mild tannic burn. Best up front. The intent and body are there, but overall it misses a beat.
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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.