Much of what's wrong with Argentinean Chard is on full display here. The nose is stalky, hot and oily, with little freshness of fruit. And the mouth is hot and grating, with stemmy, bitter apple and citrus flavors. Tolerable on a good day, but is this really what the consumer wants?
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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.