Clearly a classic Rioja with its oak spice, tobacco and dried currant aromas. Fresh and crisp on the palate, with citrusy, almost cutting red fruit flavors and dry spice galore. Light and cleansing on the finish. Drink now through 2014.
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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.