Earthy, rooty aromas of tree bark, dried cheese, cedar and baked berry fruits are appropriate for a warm-vintage Rioja. This is round on the palate, with a mature and ready mouthfeel. Raspberry, plum, vanilla and buttery flavors finish with just enough acidity to maintain a sense of freshness. Drink now.
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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.