For a quality leader like Montes, this Pinot is sketchy. The nose is flat and strange, with lean, oceanic aromas. The mouthfeel is rubbery, with harsh tannins and limited flavors of rubbery, stewed raspberry. This tastes mealy and feels awkward.
Guarachi Wine Partners
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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.