92–94. Barrel sample. Rich and spicy and full of ginger flavors, this is a concentrated wine that is still coming together. The wine is very rich and full of dry botrytis—a fine wine for this difficult vintage.
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.