Briny aromas of cactus and lightly pickled cucumber are more neutral than loud. This is lively on the palate, with citrusy flavors that include a note of orange peel. Mild green-herb flavors and a touch of bitterness on the finish are not uncommon for Albariño.
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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.