A weird rendition of Mencía, and that may be due to its Valdeorras roots. But the take here is that this wine is too ripe, extracted and oaked up for its own good. So while you can latch onto some interesting floral, blueberry notes, it's also strange, stretched and scattered.
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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.