Seems as though the heat of 2003 sapped this wine of its vitality. The nose is soft and leathery, with sausage and vanilla aromas dominating. Tomato and root vegetables control the palate, while the finish is scrambled and stewy. Not a fresh wine.
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.