A bit rooty and smoky on the nose, with grapey, loud flavors of sweet berry, black plum and chocolate. The palate is full of choppy acids that keep it pumping forth, while the finish is richer and more chocolaty, with fig notes. A bruiser, but one that's very good for varietal PV.
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.