Initially, this is sharp up the nostrils, and after that it's obtuse and somewhat wayward. Briny salty nutty flavors lead the charge, but beyond that it's hard to find anything elevated or specific in this amontillado that finishes with controlled bitterness.
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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.