This is an earthy Mencía with cheesy aromas, tobacco hints and a pinch of compost that suggests ripeness and maturity. The palate is deep and intense, with a modest but pointed beam of acidity. Fern, juniper, mint leaf, licorice and blackberry flavors finish warm. Drink through 2016.
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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.