Deeply colored, with intense crude oil, black plum and tobacco aromas. The palate is chunky as can be, with dark plum, blackberry and char. Where this one steers off course is on the mouthfeel, where extruding tannins create a raw, scratchy feel on the insides of one's cheeks.
Palm Bay International
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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.