Smooth and attractive cola, berry, spice, tobacco and vanilla aromas lead to an agile palate with full-scale plum, berry and spice flavors. There's a slight roasted element to this modern Rioja as well as pretty oak and chocolate notes. A definite winner to drink now through 2015.
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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.