More sharp and tight than in previous vintages, with orange peel, cherry and dried spices. Shows condensed, limited berry flavors, while the finish moves toward dark fruit and raisin. A bit rubbery and tannic, but still a good wine. In its defense, '02 was not a stellar year.
Empson USA Ltd
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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.