Blatant aromas of milk chocolate and candied-berry fruits amount to a soupy, heavy, jammy nose. This Monastrell feels choppy and broken. Saucy berry flavors are loaded with oak and clove notes, while this wine tastes like chocolate and feels hot 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.