Overtly smoky woody aromas sit on top of earthy berry scents on this muscular Monastrell. Grabby tannins and outsize acidity create rigidity and roughness, while this tastes of shrill black cherry and blackberry. Oak is always present, with char the final impression.
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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.