Cherry and cassis aromas come across as generic, not spicy, complex or particular. This Cab Franc is aggressive and tannic as it spreads out, with ripe berry, caramel and burnt brown-sugar flavors. Additional caramel sweetness joins chocolaty heat on a ripe finish.
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.