89–91. Barrel sample. From the northern Médoc vineyard of Goulée, this spicy, cool wine has a touch of green as well as fresh fruit. It's textured with a salty, herbaceous feel.
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.