There's a briny note to the nose on this Xarel-lo, and otherwise not a lot of fruit besides a hint of nectarine. The palate brings bright acidity, while lime, tangerine and nectarine flavors finish with minerality, hence the name, which is Catalan for limestone.
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.