The name is appropriate: this is intense, just not in the best way. On the nose, this Tannat smells furry and earthy, with cherry notes. A wiry pulling palate is once again intenso, with black cherry, pepper and cocoa flavors that don't expand, contract or change on a monotone 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.