This variety doesn't seem to have adapted well to Patagonia. For starters, it has virtually no inherent Sauvignon Blanc character: it's oaky, sour and scratchy, with a lean and watery finish. It's not a foul or dirty wine; but it isn't what we've come to expect from SB.
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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.