The bright golden color and mounds of buttery oak don't do this varietally incorrect Chard much service. Then giant oaky flavors dominate what little pear fruit exists, while the finish is grainy and resinous. Overall it lacks focus and style.
Dime Group International
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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.