Burly and chunky, with jammy black-fruit aromas that come across fresh and attractive. The palate veers toward black cherry and blackberry, and the finish is racy and spicy. For an everyday red wine, this one has ample fruit and some subtleties, so it will likely fit the bill if expectations aren't too high. —M.S.
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.