Simple, fruity Rioja with mildly candied red berry aromas that turn sweeter and more syrupy with airing. The palate is all zing and zap, with jumpy, mid-weight red berry and herbal flavors. Ditto on the finish, which has a peppery quality.
Dreyfus, Ashby & Co
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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.