Smoky aromas of burning hickory are matched by lemon peel and earthy berry scents. This is a rubbery feeling wine, with grabby tannins. Flavors of black cherry, cassis and rubber suggest plastic. On the finish, lactic oak wrestles with a residual hint of green.
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.