Meaty and dark right from the start, with berry syrup, toast and peppery aromas. The palate is ripe and good, with bulk and balance. Tastes toasty and spicy, with licorice and black pepper supporting ripe blackberry. Healthy, long and nice overall.
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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.