One sniff delivers berry aromas and a blast of maple, but alongside that there's some barnyard and funk. When you accept that it's Italian Syrah some of the herbal, funky qualities become more understandable; still, you have to be able to deal with the leather, spice, tannin and aggressiveness or it won't be your bag.
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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.