Gamy, roasted aromas of berry fruits and black olive are less than stellar for a great year like 2010. A stewed, tomatoey palate is drawing in feel, while this Tempranillo from a single estate in Navarra tastes of olive and herbal black fruits. A severely tannic finish is rough and drying.
Stoli Group USA
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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.