Heavy and earthy on the bouquet, with a roasted quality and aromas of prune and raisin. Comes across wide and soft, with baked, chocolaty, black fruit flavors. Turns sweet but also mildly bitter on a blackened finish. Meaty and tannic as well.
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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.