92–94. Barrel Sample. Spicy and fruity, this is a warm and rich wine. It has some concentration to go with the generous berry fruits. Wood flavors unfold on the finish.
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.