Scattered and woody, with grainy notes to the red-fruit nose. This is Mourvèdre, or if you prefer, Monastrell, but any way you cut it the fruit is big and ripe yet somewhat sour, with a lot of dry oak in support. Promising at first but it doesn't hit with much force.
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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.