Smoky on the nose, but also a bit harsh, with reedy, peppery notes. The palate is soft, creamy and low on acidity, with sweet, candied red fruit flavors that have a stalky, burnt edge. Goes down easy but has some sticking points.
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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.