A dark style of Ribera with concentrated blackberry, licorice and charcoal aromas. The palate is more simple and spread out, with heavy tannins and creamy oak creating a jammy, sweet flavor profile that offers up a lot of mocha. Finishes tannic and shallow, with oak-based creaminess.
Matarromera USA, Inc
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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.