Powerful and steely best describe the nose, and the palate is equally racy and intense. But sheer zest doesn't make up for the fact the fruit is lean and distant. No matter how hard you dig, there's only some lean green apple prior to a short, clean, tight finish. —M.S.
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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.