93-95 Barrel sample. A poised, beautiful wine that brings out fine black fruits but also seems ready to spring forward, like a finely tuned athlete. Soft, dusty tannins round out the wine.
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.