A product of warm-weather, old-vine plants, this comes across a little too intense, a little too astringent. Sweet, pleasant fruit is a bit hard to find amid the bullet-like intensity. Time could be on its side, but for now it's a bit rough.
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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.