91–93. Barrel Sample. Packed with black currant acidity, this juicy wine comes from an improving estate. It has plenty of generous fruit cut by intense acidity. The wine's balance suggests cellaring until 2026.
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.