Before you is this amber, almost apple-cider-colored wine. You breathe in some of the classy, subdued quince and vanilla aromas. Then you taste the powerful nutty, baked-apple flavors and you have it all figured out: This is a blue-chip beauty with fabulous complexity and quality from head to toe. Corton-Charlemagne meets its match.
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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.