For several years running, one of our favorite bargain whites has been Basa. This '05 is still kicking with citrus and tropical-fruit aromas as well as defined flavors of pink grapefruit, melon and green herbs. With minerality and white pepper on the finish, it has closing complexity.
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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.