Smoky and spicy on the nose, with lightly raisined berry fruit aromas. Feels compact and solid, with plum, prune, chocolate and toasty flavors, and just enough acidity to maintain balance and length on the finish. Good Rioja for $10.
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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.