87–89. Barrel sample. An explosion of ripe fruit fills the mouth with deliciously juicy flavors. Black currant and bright acidity combine with soft tannins to give a wine that has an already delicious character.
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.