88-90 Barrel sample. Ripe, fruity black currant aromas and a fine, ripe element of new wood and dusty tannins give this wine a polished and elegant appeal. There's great depth of flavor as well as excellent aging potential.
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.