Initially, there are plenty of hay, barnyard, horsehide and other old-style aromas. The palate feels chunky and a touch flat, with beet, root beer and molasses flavors. It finishes with flabby definition and ripe, sweet heat.
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.