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.?Email:?firstname.lastname@example.org.
Heavy oak and related char, chocolate and mocha aromas make up the nose of this dark, grippy Cabernet Sauvignon. There's plenty of oak flavor, along with herbal berry notes, but it finishes raw, tannic and scratchy, with a hard texture.