Rooty berry and coffee aromas are medicinal. This feels punchy due to stark acidity. Flavors of oaky red plum and currant finish similarly, and while this Rioja isn't bothersome it's raw throughout.
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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.