94–96. Barrel Sample. Ripe and smoky, this is a generous, full-bodied wine. Its structure is buried deep in the powerful ripe berry and plum fruits. It is destined for richness, opulence and power in the future.
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.