Dusty, nutty aromas of baked apple are mature and pretty. This blend of 90% Viura and 10% Malvasia feels healthy, round and whole, with balancing acidity. Peach, melon and baked apple flavors finish long and secure. For a four-year-old white Rioja, this is in fine shape. Drink through 2016.
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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.