Pushy oak and heavy clove aromas seem excessive for this level of Garnacha. A rough, grating palate leads to oak-heavy flavors of clove and blackberry, while a persistent flavor of oak-driven clove controls the finish.
Axial Vinos USA
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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.