The apple, pear and banana aromas seem standard, but develop a varnishy note. Citrus fruits form the palate, and the finish is schizophrenic: at first it's sour and then it runs sweet. Finally, the mouthfeel is sharp due to piercing acids. —M.S.
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.