92–94. Barrel sample. Ripe black currant and firm tannins combine well in this structured wine. It has a fine depth of a dusty texture, a wine that shows fine acidity, not heavy but full of fruit.
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.