Raw, woody aromas are forceful to the point of smelling like a timber mill; in addition, the nose is fiery and herbal, with minty berry aromas. A disjointed palate features bulky plum and red-berry flavors as well as a green tinge, while a finish with heavy oak and raisiny fruit delivers Baja's patented saltiness.
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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.