Strange that a 2006 wine will already seem old, but thus is the bane of Somontano, a region striving for better wines but not always hitting the target. This Macabeo-Chardonnay blend goes heavy on the melon and apple character, and in the end it teeters on cider-like.
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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.