91-93 Barrel sample. On the dry side, showing acidity, a bitter almond character, followed by spice, creamed apples and a dry final. A weighty wine, with an edge of acidity that is not quite 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.