The bright purple color and aromas of bubble gum and grape skins shout out “carbonic maceration,” a technique often used to pump up young wines. The flavors are of candied black plum, licorice and sugar. The finish, though, is only thin and tangy. It's the equivalent of Spanish Beaujolais Nouveau.
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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.