Dark, bulky and flush, this has earthy, dense aromas of black fruit, charred meat and oak. It feels thick and thorough, with herb and baked-berry flavors that come with spice and oak-based resin. It shows good texture and weight, but also heavy tannins and a minty-green aftertaste.
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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.