For the price, this is an excellent Rioja to drink now or lay away for a few more years. Earthy cherry, plum and cola aromas set up a fresh and focused palate that's typical for the region. Flavors of mild oak, tobacco and dried raspberry end with clarity and elegance. Drink now–2019.
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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.