This rosy colored Mencía smells of floral plum and cherry, with hints of cinnamon and schist. On the palate, this is grabby, fleshy and rubbery, with big tannins. Raw, rubbery flavors of plum and currant are also minerally, while this finishes with lightly roasted red-fruit flavors, toasty oak and crisp, lasting acidity. Drink through 2020.
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.