Hard and funky at first, with a nose that shows leather, scallion and bitter herbs. Seems to find its way a bit better in the mouth, where apple and papaya flavors are in the lead. Still, it remains unfocused and clumsy throughout.
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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.