Toasty, woody, charred aromas are the greeting on this firm Rioja that's blessed with a healthy body and modest resiny notes. With plenty of oak character throughout, this tastes toasty and spicy, with cinnamon graced red-fruit flavors at the core. A well-oaked finish closes it out.
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.