Hard spice, campfire, dill and vanilla aromas combine with meaty berry notes. Scratchy and grating in the mouth, with herbal, medicinal cassis and berry flavors. Finishes with a prickle and tough tannins. Has size and power but seems edgy and a little strange.
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.