This barrel-fermented Viura opens with dry, dusty aromas of baked apple and almond butter. It's a simple but satisfying wine, with tangy acidity and flavors of gooseberry, citrus and green apple. And it handles its oak well, something that can't be said about many barrel-fermented Riojas.
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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.