88–90. Barrel Sample. This wine is soft and juicy, with bright acidity. It has an open, expansive character of red berry fruits that are touched by spice. It will age quickly, and should be ready in 2022.
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.