Warm, earthy, leathery and grapy, with a mildly tart, underdeveloped palate that offsets any roughness with a blanket of creamy oak resulting in flavors of berries and milk chocolate. With more focus, riper fruit and less oak, this wine could better.
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.