Rubbery and earthy on first take, with bacon and stewed berry aromas. The palate is fleshy but also astringent due to fierce tannins, while the flavor profile suggests baked berry, molasses and black pepper. Turns sweeter and more creamy and candied on the 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.