Smoky and rather dry, with earthy aromas and burnt brown sugar on the nose. Forward and frothy in the mouth, with flavors of sweet cherries and spice. Lasting but almost cloyingly spiced on the finish, with some tired, roasted-leaf character seeping in. 90% Trepat and 10% Pinot Noir.
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.