An initial look at the yellow color and faint bead isn't very encouraging, and frankly speaking, neither is the heavy vanilla and bread dough nose. But if you give it time and dig deep, there's a mature character, spiced pear and baked apples. Yes, it's ponderous and won't be for everyone. But you sort of get the idea that Parxet is trying for its own style. —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.