A unique wine with a proprietary Elqui imprint, this smells balsamic-y and tomatoey, with a rooty, earthy undercurrent. It feels grabby and full bodied, with tomato, boysenberry and green tobacco flavors. It holds onto that ashy tobacco character on the full-force finish.
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.