Opening aromas of cured meats and rubber blend with berry scents and plenty of herbal essence. This is medium in body, with scratchy tannins and roasted, hickory influenced flavors of blackberry and cassis. A fairly oaky but moderate finish is mild and tasty.
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.