Grapy black-fruit aromas are adorned with more than enough oaky vanilla. This is grabby and acidic. Flavors of cherry, wild berry, tobacco and vanilla finish in similar fashion, with brightness fostered by ultra high acidity. This is good and rugged but short on ease and flow.
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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.