This varietal Tannat from northern Argentina boasts ripe, rubbery aromas, lots of oak and pure blackberry power. It's chunky in the mouth but balanced by proper acids, and the flavors of toasty, oaky dark fruits come across generous and black as night.
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.