Fleshy, plump aromas of baked apple, melon and barrel smoke set up a honeyed, flat palate. This Viura is melony and mealy tasting, with notes of mushroom, papaya and bitterness on the finish. Overall this is short on flavor and feels creamy and heavy.
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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.