A bit heavy and fleshy on the nose, with a wheaty, toasted apple palate that is full, lush and kind of clunks along on its way to a butterscotch- and pith-driven finish. Much softer and more lackluster than the excellent, eye-catching 2008.
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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.