Smells clipped, tough and oily, with a hardness to the bouquet. The palate is fleshy and wet, with reasonably fresh melon and papaya flavors. Finishes pithy and slightly bitter, and overall it's barely a good wine on its best day.
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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.