A full woodsy nose is as ripe as they come but still integrated and foresty. The fully ripe theme is taken over to the palate, which is saturated, clampy and reduced. Flavors of cherry cough drop, pepper and chocolate turn hot on a medicinal finish.
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.