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.
Deep cherry-red in colour, nuanced with violet. The nose is intense and complex, with ripe black fruit, fig, and spicy black pepper, intermingling with tobacco and meatiness, delicate notes of dark chocolate and a subtle touch of toast. The palate is well balanced and broad, with incredibly smooth tannins lending structure and weight on the mid-palate, leading to a long and elegant finish.