94-96 Barrel sample. Full of tannins, this wine is big and spicy, with a certain grandeur to it. It's likely to be a very fine wine, the pure acidity and black fruits pushing through.
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.