93–95. Barrel Sample. This is a ripe, bold wine, with great tannins and just the right amount of richness. A juicy core gives the wine life and vibrancy, countering the firm structure. It's a wine for long-term aging.
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.