The nose is downright flat, with just a hint of burnt vegetable. The palate is rather hollow, while the finish is tart and unexciting. The mouthfeel is fine, and overall the wine isn't overtly flawed. But it is dull as old nails and elicits no excitement whatsoever. —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.