From very close to the Pacific coast comes this full, funky Pinot that begins with aromas of burnt compost and leaves and then segues to caramel. It's better in the mouth, where bramble, plum and cumin flavors are exotic and don't pound you over the head. Not for everyone; it's a touch earthy and mulchy.
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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.