Woodsy, briary aromas of leather, sagebrush and black cherry set up a firm, clampy palate. Flavors of vanilla, dill, raspberry and salt are honest and traditional for Rioja, while light oak and vanilla flavors along with scratchiness drive a crisp finish to conclusion.
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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.