While this displays dark aromas of burnt oak, road tar and blackberry, the palate is not heavy or overly hard driving. Plum and berry flavors are loaded with wood spice and nutmeg accents, while this tastes chocolaty on a bold finish. Drink this exemplary Carignan through 2025.
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.