A fierce nose displays strong notes of pyrazines, making this more love-it-or-leave-it than mainstream. Chunky on the palate, with a bit of flabby weight, it tastes of briny citrus, jalapeño and bell pepper. This is within the norms for Chilean SB, but it might be too green and bitter for some palates.
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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.