Briney and showing some pickled fruit and red cabbage on the nose. The palate is quite heavy and driving, with grabby tannins and baked berry and black pepper flavors. A big, burly, slightly awkward wine that's roasted and finishes sweet.
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.