Haven't seen Pinot from Alta Vista before, and if this is as good as it gets then nobody has suffered. Raspberry and pepper aromas give it some gusto, but the palate is ultra-thin and tangy, with downright citric fruit and sourness. It's like visiting the razor's edge.
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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.