So ripe it's edging toward raisiny, with plum, nutmeg, charcoal and licorice notes. Jammy, soft and borderline syrupy on the palate, this has saturated flavors of black fruit, burnt caramel and mushroom. This is toasty on the finish but without much grip or edge. Drink now–2014.
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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.