Opens with exotic, earthy aromas and lots of black fruit, but it turns more quiet and timid with airing. The palate shows plenty of bright acidity and some heft and grab, while the flavors of dark berries and plum are accented by light herbal notes and other common Ribera accents like thyme and oregano.
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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.