Plum, berry and a pinch of hard rubber make up the nose on this maturing Rioja. The mouth is firm and mildly astringent, while lightly baked, malty flavors of berry fruits and saline finish tight and with a lasting salty impression.
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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.