Lighter in color, with aromas of dried fruit, leather and smoke. The berry and cherry flavors run a touch sour, but it seems ripe and textured, with hints of chocolate working in its favor. Offers a good mix of dryness and power. Probably best with food.
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.