Here's a big, burly-full style SB (14% alcohol) that offers plenty of citrus rind, apple and lemon character as well as some starching dryness on the palate. Unfortunately, it never delivers much sweetness; it's more about dried fruits (apricots and apples). —M.S.
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.