Opaque purple in color, with harsh aromas of cigar ash, green beans and pencil lead. Flavors of carob and beet are not that friendly, while the mouthfeel is rock hard; the tannins are piercing and the feel is scouring.
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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.