A touch of vanilla cream mixes with a strong hit of bell pepper on the nose, and behind that there's red fruit that's pure and simple but very high in acid. In fact, this is an unusual Carmenère in that it's jousty and almost sour when most are heavier and softer.
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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.