Spicy plum aromas are oaky but fail to hold firm as the nose becomes more earthy as it opens. The palate has a creamy, forced-oak feel. Flavors of wood grain, plastic and black fruit finish sweet and minty in flavor, but also lactic in feel.
Palm Bay International
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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.