A strong hint of charcoal and leather carry the nose, while the palate is snappy and fresh, with good feel, texture and flavors of berry, plum and herbs. Mainstream, familiar and in good balance, with freshness, acidity and toast on the finish. Holds no surprises.
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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.