88—90 Barrel sample. A light, fresh wine, with some good blackcurrant flavors. This offers clean, ripe fruit, soft tannins. The hint of dryness to finish is a bonus, suggesting some ageability.
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.