91-93 Barrel sample. Dark, intense wine, its structure initially dominating the ripe fruits. It is certainly balanced, a little severe perhaps, the fruit tight, but with a good fresh acid streak.
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.