Smoky and rubbery upon opening, with woodspice settling in as the dominant aroma. Tight and jagged in the mouth, with minty, toasty flavors of black fruits and pepper. Turns more tannic, drying and woody with time.
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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.