Wood grain, paint-like aromas and red-fruit scents carry the bouquet on this crisp, snappy, high-acid Rioja. Flavors of red currant, plum and pie cherry are followed by oaky, resiny notes of vanilla and leftover oak spice.
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.