Rubber, toast and black-fruit aromas comprise the bouquet. The palate feels traditional for Rioja, meaning it's medium bodied, with pronounced acidity and some choppiness. Flavors of vanilla, dried fruits and oak hollow out on the finish, leaving an acid-based tang.
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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.