Somewhat earthy and rubbery at first, with baked berry, cassis and mild herbal aromas settling in afterwards. The palate is juicy and tight, albeit a bit tannic and hard-hitting. Tastes sweet, warm and roasted, with blackberry fruit and vanilla.
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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.