Cheesy oak and dull white-fruit aromas are not a big draw. A chunky plodding palate feels a bit heavy, while dry oaky flavors suggest pear and green apple. Hailing from a cold, wet vintage, this seems as though it's losing clarity.
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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.