89–91. Barrel Sample. This is a stylish wine with Margaux charm, living up to its name. The acidity, finely tuned tannins and black currant fruit are all in harmony. Hold this wine until 2025.
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.