A bit rustic and briary, this has a foresty aroma along with a rooty note and a hint of cola. It feels big and acidic, but the cassis, blackberry and herbal flavors are authentic and hit firmly. The finish is long, mildly herbal and juicy, with weight and power to spare.
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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.