92–94. Barrel Sample. Complex wood and fruit flavors mingle richly in this dense wine. It has fine acidity that brings out the black currant fruits, as well as ample freshness. The structure is solid and the wine will age well.
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.