A full, husky set of clean but nondescript red-fruit aromas lead into a firm palate of strawberry and raspberry. The finish is smooth, but light, and throughout it gives off an air of confidence despite some hard tannins. A nice surprise from a state better known for potatoes. —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.