More oily and burnt smelling than floral and tropical, with a heavy-ish palate that is surprisingly tart and crisp in terms of flavors. Grabby and leaning towards bitter on the finish. Decent but fails to rise to the occasion.
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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.