Spunky on the nose, with sweetness defined by animal cracker cookies, vanilla wafer, leather and candied berry fruit. Feels tight and slightly acidic, with herbal berry, tobacco and chocolate flavors. Solid and grabby late, with lasting tang from the acidity.
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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.