Smoky, tight, gritty aromas of licorice, tobacco, cassis and berry are lively and ripped. This is layered and acidic, but also classy. Flavors of herbal red-berry fruits, coffee, herbs and licorice finish long and seamless. Drink this classic Rioja from 2015 through 2022.
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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.