96–98. Barrel Sample. This is a perfumed, refined wine, with a beautiful structure. There is intense acidity and fine, dusty tannins that are balanced by red fruit tones and elegance at the end.
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.