93–95. Barrel Sample. The wood flavors are very present in this weighty wine. It is dense, complex and full of ripe fruit as well as rounded tannins. This newly promoted grand cru classé is showing a fine pedigree.
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.