Candied and thick right from the begininning. This is a heavy, chunky southern Spanish red comprised of 60% Monastrell and 20% each of Cabernet and Syrah. The final result is rustic, stewy and fat, with gooey chocolate and stewed plum flavors. Big and ripe but devoid of finesse.
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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.