Among $8 reds this is really good. The nose is roasted and jammy, and it deepens and cleans up with airing. The palate is full, chunky and offers proper balance, while the flavors are plummy and deep, with a touch of raisin and rubber. Solid on the finish, with grapy lasting flavors.
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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.