What a solid Alsatian sparkler this is. Some banana and caramel notes richen the nose, while flavors of grapefruit, licorice and lemon zest dot the palate. The finish is dry and toasty, with quite a bit of the essence of citrus rind and pepper.
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.