Tight and grainy aromas, with strong hints of fresh-cut wood. Turns tangy on the palate, with basic plum and raspberry flavors. Rather firm and unforgiving in terms of tannins. Even veers toward lacquer at certain points.
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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.