The bouquet of cassis, liqueur and molasses would seem to portend a lush, deep, very ripe wine. But emblematic of the cool, wet 2002 harvest, this wine is crisp to the point of sharp, with oak coming up late and on the finish. Falls off with more time in the glass.
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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.