Here's a full-force Maipo red that's ready to run. The black cherry aromas and flavors are dark and chocolaty, while the feel is solid and the finish long and minty warm. Big but not plush; loaded but not opulent. A commendable large-production wine (45,000 cases).
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.