Black fruit, licorice nibs, fine-grained oak, leather and aged cheese define the bouquet on this juicy, nicely balanced Ribera wine. Comfortable on the palate, with cherry, berry and cassis flavors, and then long on the finish, with herbs, leather and mild oak spice. Drink now through 2011.
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.