Three years into this upper-level project from Francesco Marone of Italy and we're still waiting for that blockbuster success. The 2004 is a very good wine with darkness, licorice and coffee aromas backed by red berry and plum flavors. It has a ripped mouthfeel and structure, but it's also a touch tart at its core. Will 2005 offer more?
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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.