Here's a portly offering, and then some. Talk about a dark, soft, meaty wine. This one is so rich, ripe and loaded with black plums and berries that it's almost sleepy. But fierce tannins and lasting espresso darkness keep it going. Very good but heavier than the excellent 2001.
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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.