90–92. Barrel Sample. Full and rich, this is a solid effort. It has weight, concentration and power. The structure and ripe fruit balance well to give a dense 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.