Cola, charcoal and other dark aromas run heavy on the leathery, somewhat cheesy bouquet. Feels sheer and grabby, with a lot of oak and clacky blackberry and plum flavors. Narrows down significantly on the finish. A tight and tough version of Ribera del Duero.
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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.