Syrah seems to be the new signature grape at Montes, and this high-end example rocks due to round, roasted aromas of earth, coffee and black fruit as well as blackberry, plum and clove flavors. A firm, deep wine with a lot going on. For Chilean Syrah it's quite the mover and shaker.
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.