Broad-grained oak aromas drape heavily on this toasty, ripe Mencía from a hot vintage. Powerful yet balanced, it tastes of ripe blackberry, black coffee and burnt toast. A dark, smoky finish and rubbery tannins confirm its amplitude. Drink with strong cheeses or hearty meats.
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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.