Dry, smoky, rubbery aromas announce this Rioja as traditional in style. The palate is healthy in feel and juicy, with smoky, savory flavors of chocolaty berry fruit and earth. On the finish, it's decidedly roasted and savory in character. Drink now through 2015.
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.