Txakoli is a fragile wine, and this 2011 is already past its prime, as evidenced by a gold color and soft body. In between, there are modest apple and peach aromas along with a spiced-cider flavor. This remains long on the finish but is losing steam in terms of color, freshness and flavors.
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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.