94-96 Barrel sample. The aromas are immense, dried apricots, sweet jelly and honey. The palate shows considerable power, richness, a wine that is packed with intense, biting botrytis, very spicy.
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.