Big and burly, with aromas of ground spices, leather, roasted meat and blackberry. The flavors of plum, wild berry and espresso draw no complaints, and overall this is one good, ripe, big-boned wine with texture and body. Best if you like saturated but balanced modern reds.
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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.