90-92 Barrel sample. It takes a while for this wine to show. Then it has solid tannins, topped by ripe berry flavors, rich plums and an edge of juiciness.
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.