The pleasant nose features a hint of violets, rose petals and then some licorice and leather for rusticity. The palate is bold and flashy, and actually more fresh than heavy. The red fruit flows forth and doesn't quit. And the finish is snappy with nice weight. —M.S.
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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.