This vintage was hailed throughout Italy as being one of the best of the 20th century, so what went wrong here? The caramel, toffee and raisin nose is much like Sherry. The raisiny palate indicates overripeness, and despite some tannins, there isn't much structure or pulse.
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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.