Woody plum and berry aromas are a bit more raw and angular than in past vintages. This feels abnormally bright and lively for Paixar, which is normally a dark full-bodied type of Mencía. Flavors of baked black plum and oaky coconut finish toasty and long, but low on fruit. Drink through 2023.
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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.