Smells a bit foxy and gangly at first, with jumpy, almost sweaty aromas matching candied cassis and raisiny notes. After it settles down things feel drawn and firm, with baked berry, licorice and other dark flavors. Finishes sweet, with a dusting of cocoa.
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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.