This Monastrell is a bit rough, burning and horsey on the nose, but its minty cherry and plum aromas are solid. A lively palate is choppy and scratchy in feel, while medicinal plum and berry flavors carry over to a strong-boned finish.
Gil Family Estates
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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.