A beast of a red wine, with minty, earthy aromas that sprinkle in tobacco and mint leaf. The palate is fiery and tannic while the flavors of blackberry, coffee and chocolate come with heat and ruggedness. Big on power and flavor, but short on refinement and elegance.
Puerto Viejo Wines
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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.