This is a wide-bodied, fully mature Albariño with an oily nose that lacks sizzle and is coming up on mealy. Flavors of grape skins and melon are dry, earthy and a touch bitter. A peachy, flat-feeling finish indicates that its drinking life is nearly over.
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.