Leafy and leathery to start, with olive, prune and herb aromas filling in the fabric. The palate has a fleshy, fairly tannic grab but the flavors are round and full, with a tack toward blackberry. Mildly herbal on the finish, which is par for the course with Chilean Merlot.
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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.