93–95. Barrel Sample. This is a big wine in all senses. Big on black fruit notes, dark tannins are right at the core while acidity shines through. It has all the right fruit and structure for successful 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.