Peach, mango and crushed-stone aromas lead to a cidery, streamlined palate. Salty stone-fruit flavors lead in this barrel-aged Tempranillo Blanco, a fairly rare wine even for Rioja. On the finish, this is plump but lacking in structure. Drink now.
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.