Briny aromas of orange peel are not exactly popping. This feels healthy and balanced, although white-fruit flavors are yeasty, bitter and gritty, while the finish tastes pithy and underripe. For Uruguay's leader in Albariño, this is not a sterling vintage.
Elixir Wine Group
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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.