Opens murky and spicy, with dampness. Airing helps it along, revealing spicy flavors and a lot of raw oak. It's peppery, dry and spicy, with nutmeg and cinnamon to go with earthy plum and raspberry. At peak maturity or beyond.
Grupo Belen 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.