The bouquet is dense, smoky and rubbery, with powerful meat and berry notes. It shows vitality as well as mild choppiness on the palate, with tobacco, lemon, balsamic vinegar and black fruit flavors. Mildly herbal, it is somewhat creamy and good overall on the finish.
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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.