Earth and leather aromas give weight and density to offset a young, rowdy, bold-fruit character. Slightly abrasive in terms of extraction and tannins, with heavy, driving flavors of blackberry. Tight and a little bitter late, with largesse and kick. Malbec with 20% Merlot.
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.