A touch gritty and baked on the nose, and that ripe character persists throughout this semimodern Ribera wine. Along the route there's raisiny notes, baked plum flavors and oak-driven vanilla and spice. On the finish, vanilla is the lasting flavor. Solid and oaky, with some pushy coconut.
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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.