87-89 Barrel sample. Despite the light color, this wine has huge waves of sweetness on the nose, followed by a sweet palate. It has power, but the acidity is missing. It's honey without the lemon.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.