The nose deals a nice blast of smoky leather and pepper, with briary fruit resting below. Somewhat herbal and peppery on the palate, with dark shadings of coffee made only more potent by firm tannins. Not the softest wine, but powerful.
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.