Fresh and fruity, with a hint of sugared doughnut. Bright pear and apple fruit makes for a nice wine, and interestingly, it closes with an earthiness that is much like amontillado and/or mushroom. Powerful and poised, and quite nice for a Loire Valley sparkler.
Dreyfus, Ashby & Co
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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.