Meaty and full up front, with density, earth and mild foresty dampness. The palate is balanced and weighty, with standard berry, cherry and plum flavors. A good wine that's fresh and properly sized. And the finish of coffee, cocoa, herbal notes and dried leaves is classic Maipo.
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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.