From a region not known for Chardonnay, this is toasty and pear-tinged. It's a tad heavy, almost honey-like and brooding. The oak is pronounced, but it frames the fruit. A wine of individuality and earthiness, but also atypical.
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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.