Bacon, toast and some herbal aromas come up from the dark nose, while the oak-driven palate deals cassis, blackberry and mint. With stark tannins, body weight and lots of color, this wine does not play the part of the wallflower. It's pretty rugged stuff.
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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.