84 Carmelo Rodero 2000 Crianza (Ribera Del Duero); $TK. Strong and oaky, without much finesse to the fast-paced nose and palate. Basic red fruit and sharp-cutting acidity defines the mouth. Rounds out some late in the game, but still it only goes so far.
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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.