90-92 Barrel sample. Dry, tight tannins, the fruit a hint of berries over stalky blackcurrants. This is a dense wine, with black flavors, only a hint of a powerful future in store.
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.