Young and candied, with more zip and zest than sophistication. It's a five-grape blend dominated by Monastrell, and it pours forth with raspberry, blackberry and also some plump, buttery oak that may or may not be pleasing, depending on one's taste. It's fairly simple and the finish fades fast.
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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.