87—89 Barrel sample. Soft fruit, followed by high acids, and a layer of dry tannins. This is a tense, dark wine, very dry, dominated by blackcurrant and bitter cherry flavors.
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.