Smells a bit cheesy and sour at first, and soon after oak and mild berry fruit take over. On the palate, it's dry, peppery and grabby, with solid but common plum and raspberry flavors. Tomato notes and herbal flavors come up on the finish, but all together it's a good but regular Ribera wine.
F.B. McDonald Imports
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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.