An excellent wine from the excellent 1998 vintage in Oregon. Fresh-cut hay, honey, a whiff of mint and some green herbs on the nose will raise your curiosity. Plenty of force and body; it straddles the line between the steely Italian style and the more exotic Alsatian style.
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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.