90-92 Barrel sample. A finely structured wine, its tannins firm but generous. It has some dark characters, black plums and a solid texture, but it is also fired with super-rich fruit.
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.