This opens with baked fruit, foxy notes and cheesy oak scents; in short time all that melds together nicely to introduce berry, spice, pepper and chocolate flavors that are supported by firm tannins and bright acidity. This is pretty much your classic Rioja crianza done right.
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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.