Citrus peel and chemical aromas? That's not what the average Tuscan red delivers. And the palate is strange, with a seemingly injected wood-spice flavor. Feel and finish are not the big issues: They are O.K. But there's something weird here, something that's hard to put a finger on. Borderline at best. —M.S.
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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.