Heavy oak, like the kind you get in a sawmill, is the opening on this Malbec-Bonarda blend, and that's supported by grapy aromas. Saturated, rough and bulky on the palate, this features massively spiced, lavishly oaked berry flavors that lead to a banging finish with scraping tannins.
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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.