Vinos Sin-Ley Monastrell Yecla M5 2011
A solid entry-level red with good fruit on the nose, great balance and mouthfeel; tannins are firm and quite well-rounded. Color is jewel-like, letting some light through at the edge. Not a huge wine, but very well done and approachable.Add winemaker's notes
A solid entry-level red with good fruit on the nose, great balance and mouthfeel; tannins are firm and quite well-rounded. Color is jewel-like, letting some light through at the edge. Not a huge wine, but very well done and approachable.
Three and a half glasses
berry & smoky scent, dry, smoky leather flavor with a long warm finish
External Reviews for Vinos Sin-Ley Monastrell Yecla M5
Yecla, SpainVinos Sin-Ley M5 is 100% Monastrell from the Yecla region of Spain. Vinos Sin-Ley was created in 2003 by Emili Esteve from Catalonya, and Manuel Martinez from Madrid. In 2005 additional winemakers joined the group, presenting new cuvees that offer novelty and value to the market. Vinos Sin-Ley means "Wines Without Law" in translation. The twofold objective of Vinos Sin-Ley is to create "new wines" that are value oriented. The result is fresh fruit-driven flavors that are different from those achieved in the past. Composed of a group of young winemakers from different regions in Spain, the wines crafted at Vinos Sin-Ley are value-oriented, driven by experimentation and innovative insight. This 2009 vintage received a 90-point rating from Jay Miller for Wine Advocate--a true wine gem for the price!Vinos Sin-Ley M5 Monastrell was made by winemaker Araceli Gonzalez. It is deep red-purple in color with a nose of fresh blackberries, black raspberries and kirsch. It is rich and dense on the palate with expressive ripe fruit showing youthful texture. Aged in stainless steel tanks; only 2100 cases produced. On the finish, it is long and complex with polished tannins.Enjoy Vinos Sin-Ley M5 Monastrell over the next 5-6 years with roast lamb, steak, grilled vegetables and aged cheeses.
The 2007 M5 is sourced from Yecla. Dark ruby-colored, the nose contains enticing, slightly roasted notes of mineral, pencil lead, and an amalgam of black fruits. On the palate, this meaty effort has excellent density, layered flavors, and a remarkably long finish for a wine of its humble price.