. The wine's pale translucence is a fair indicator of what's coming next, which is not much. Light citrus and canned-fruit aromas portend a dilute palate. The finish is mildly bitter, with little more than white pepper. Oregon has proven itself capable of producing Pinot Gris with more guts than this. —M.S.
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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.