Coconut, mint and plenty of raw oak aromas precede vanilla, toast and bullish fruit flavors. It runs kind of sticky and grabby on the palate, but all in all it's of good quality even if the total package isn't that complex or intriguing. It's a drink-now kind of Ribera.
Codorniu Cava & Estates
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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.