Gritty and tough, but amid the rough tannins and bite there is red plum, licorice candy and brown sugar sweetness. Flavors of berry fruit and raisin cover the racy and sweet ends of the spectrum, while the finish is tight to the point of being raw.
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.