85pointsLuigi Bosca 2003 Gala 2 Red (Mendoza)

Why this vintage is so much more monotone and raisiny than the lovely '02 is anyone's guess. However, that's the case. The nose starts out with game and bacon but it shifts to raisin and prune with airing. The palate, meanwhile, is also lively at first and then goes raisiny. Very dark but it settles on a single plane and then stays there. Tannic as well. Imported by Testa Wines of the World. Michael Schachner

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  • Alcohol
    14%
  • Bottle Size
    750ML
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Testa Wines Of The World
  • Date Published
    8/1/2006
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    Not rated yet [Add Your Review]
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