On one hand the nose comes across burnt and stalky, while on the other hand it's toasted, smoky and racy, with pent up intensity. Overall, it's medium in size and density, with a blend of herb, licorice, pepper and red fruit flavors. Oaky, spicy and a touch hot on the finish, and it's bright and juicy throughout.
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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.