This is one ripe specimen, with aromas of cassis, raisin and jammy blackberry. The palate is concentrated but a bit hard in feel, with driving tannins supporting prune, blackberry and stewed fig flavors. A final wave of black-fruit richness and toastiness creates an intense finish.
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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.