89-91 Barrel sample. Attractive lemon marmalade aromas already make this wine appealing. The palate, too, shows charm and elegance, with just a touch of new wood complexity. A complete wine, which seems to be coming together already.
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.