This full-bodied version is balanced and well-knit, enlivened by racy acidity and a fragrant tang of fresh herbs, offering flavors of kirsch, toast, fig cake, and smoke wrapped around taut tannins. Ends with a juicy, spicy finish. Garnacha, Syrah and Mazuelo. Drink now through 2029. —AN
What We Thought: This big wine has a black fruit nose and a robust, full-bodied, silky-smooth palate filled with ultra-ripe blackberry and plum fruit and a note of dark chocolate. It finishes with supple tannins and some bright acidity, tasting a little more like Paso Robles or Barossa than Spain.