Very round and stylish, especially for an '02 (not a memorable vintage in Chile). The nose offers full berry and tobacco aromas, which are backed up by ripe cassis and plum flavors. Stacked on the finish, with chocolaty depth that's worth exploring. Quite a successful world-class red.
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.