91-93 Barrel sample. Strong wood flavors are the opening of this wine. But the bright berry fruit is sufficient to give richness. The final flavors are of fresh, lifted acidity.
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.