93–95. Barrel Sample. Owned by the Mau family, this estate has produced an impressive wine in 2016. Ripe in swathes of black currant fruit as well as subtle, elegant tannins, it is going to age well over many years.
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.