The label says the Barker is big, loud and Spanish, and it's right. This wine is a racy, ripe, lively Garnacha with weight, flavor and balance. Tastes good, with cherry, plum, coffee and chocolate all stepping up and taking a bow. Ripe and ready at 14.5%, but on the money.
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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.