90-92 Barrel sample. Tight tannins set the scene for a wine that is firm, but with delicious blackcurrant fruit flavors. The tannins are dry under this freshness. Very vivid aftertaste.
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.