A similar wine to the $13 Reserva, except more oaky and more driving. Not exactly toasty or vanilla-laden on the nose, but there is a noticeable barrel influence. And in the mouth, it's acidic and smart, with lemony fruit and a scouring finish. Classic minerally, lean Limari Chardonnay.
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.