Metallic gold in color, with oily, popcorn aromas that announce fairly aggressive oaking. But just when you want to dismiss it as overoaked, it dials back to show conventional apple and nut flavors along with freshness. It's also ringing, jangled and overexcited.
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.