A fan of sweet wines, sour beers, and old-school Rioja, Bernstein is an exhaustive traveler in search of new and unsung chefs and restaurants, innovative wine and food pairings, and eating and drinking at the source. In addition to?Wine Enthusiast, Bernstein has written for?Bon Appetit, Men?s Journal, New York Times, Men?s Fitness, Hemispheres, and?Kinfolk, among others.
Briary, oaky, stalky berry aromas lead to a full-bodied palate with tomatoey acidity. Savory plum and berry flavors include notes of oak grain and tomato that lead to a steady finish. Overall, this is a classic Rioja from an excellent vintage. Drink through 2022.?MICHAEL SCHACHNER