91–93. Barrel Sample. Big tannins don't mask the fresh fruitiness of this black- and red-currant flavored wine. It is crisp as well as structured, full of freshness, with delicious, lively acidity at the end.
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.