For a fresh, lighter-bodied style of Ribera del Duero, this is pretty good. The nose is herbal and suggests tomato, thyme and dry cherry. The mouth is tight and drawing, with dry raspberry, herb and vanilla flavors that end mildly. Drink this fresh, modest wine now.
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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.