91-93 Barrel sample. This is soft, open, but hiding very ripe, generous fruits. With flavors of tropical fruits, and of green plums, this builds on its fruit rather than on the underlying wood notes.
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.