A heavier, darker style of Pinot. The nose is a bit acrid, but also offers solid raspberry and black cherry aromas. The palate struggles for balance, showing scratchy acidity and tart but bulky berry fruit flavors. Less weighty on the finish, but jumpy and gangly.
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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.