92–94. Barrel Sample. This wine feels concentrated and densely structured with a great texture of spice, botrytis and acidity. It's a success for the vintage—full and richly structured—with fruit and dry botrytis well in balance.
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.