This small-production Malbec (75 cases) dances in and out in terms of balance. On the nose, prune, raisin and blueberry aromas are ripe and effusive. On the palate, however, high acidity makes this jumpy. Plum, berry and cassis flavors qualify as fruity, while the finish drills away due to potent, cutting acidity.
The Vines of Mendoza
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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.