Ask for a glass of simple, modern Rioja and hopefully you'll get something like this. Red fruit and rubber on the nose, flavors of cherry, plum and cotton candy, and finally some chocolate, coffee and vanilla on the finish. Healthy, with big tannins and full acids.
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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.