90-92 Barrel sample. This poised wine has attractive layers of clean, fresh lemon and honey flavors. There are some light wood nuances, lively acidity and dryness from botrytis. A finely balanced wine.
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.