Sweet and fragrant, with off-the-grid aromas of blueberry and exotic spice. It's 50% Monastrell along with 30% Cabernet Sauvignon and 20% Tempranillo, and overall the wine has healthy acids, a hot finish and spicy flavors of brandied cherry and plum. Thick and substantive, but a little fiery.
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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.