91–93. Barrel Sample. From one of the largest estates in the Médoc, this wine shows fresh acidity and black currant fruits, backed by a solid tannic structure. It shows promise for aging.
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.