A medicinal cherry aroma is solid despite its suggestion of plastic or latex. The mouthfeel is lively and edgy, offering raw tannins. Flavors of strawberry, plum and spice end in swirls of vanilla and cream. For a fresh, traditional Rioja, this is pretty good.
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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.