Faustino VII is a consistent, no-brainer type of Rioja. The fruit is soft and earthy, with backdrop aromas of marzipan and flowers. Flavors of red apple skins and strawberry are fleshy, while the finish is simple but pleasant.
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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.