92-94 Barrel sample. Big and bold, this wine may lack grace, but it has many other attractive elements, like its ripe fruits, its Technicolor tannins and its dark flavors.
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.