92–94. Barrel Sample. Full and ripe, this is a powerful wine that has plump bitter orange and citrus flavors. The palate is balanced by a fine botrytis character, lending the promise of good aging potential.
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.