Dark, rubbery aromas include black cherry, leather and cheesy notes. The palate is fairly high in acid, producing juiciness but also tartness and a lean, sinewy body housing snappy cherry, spice and herbal flavors. Good but prickly.
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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.