Stalky, sulfuric and oaky on the nose, then plump on the palate, this rosé from Valdeorras is made from Mencía, not one of Spain's normal rosé grapes. This tastes woody and like sawdust, with generic red-fruit flavors, sugary sweetness and vanilla on the finish.
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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.