Oaky and a bit cheesy at first, this smells of wood grain, vanilla and dill pickle. In the mouth, it's a bit choppy, with firm tannins. Flavors of cranberry, black currant and fresh-cut wood finish similarly, with tannic build up.
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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.