Tinata 2017, Wine Advocate by Robert Parker

This wine represents a terrific marriage between Rhône varieties and sunny coastal Tuscany. From a very hot and dry vintage, the Monteverro 2017 Tinata (Syrah and Grenache with 7,829 bottles released) shows more balance next to the 2018 vintage, which is characterized by a more monotone layer of sweet cherry cola. This vintage, on the other hand, has more fruit depth, and although the flavors are on the ripe side with blackberry preserves, you get more nuance. The mouthfeel is creamy, rich and long. I