90–92. Barrel sample. This rich, opulent wine is packed with ripe black fruits and red berries. It's a warm wine with a generous character that's balanced with a firm core of tannins.
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.