A fading wine with a brown-gold color and oxidized aromas mixed with leftover barrel resin and lacquer. The palate is resiny and thick feeling, with Sherried flavors of old wood, butterscotch, buttered apple and peach. More resin and pepper flavors work the finish.
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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.