The nose is a bit rustic with its tree bark and rubbery notes, while the mouth is chewy and fruity. More robust red fruit asserts itself on the grainy, drying finish before performing a quiet fade. It's a bit oaky and tough, but overall it's also a fairly tasty wine that's easy to quaff. —M.S.
Atlanta Improvement Co
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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.