Overpowering, intense barrel aromas are resiny and fully toasted. This oaky Chardonnay is flush and textured in the mouth. Flavors of resiny, raw wood are front and center, followed by woodspice and hickory. A final heaping of oak is poured onto this wine's barrel-heavy finish.
Puerto Viejo Wines
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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.