88-90 Barrel sample. A very dry wine that has good depth of black fig flavor and layers of sweet tannins. The wine has great structure with solid tannins and a perfumed, light, almost delicate after-taste.
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.