88—90 Barrel sample. A new venture for producer Jonathan Maltus, this wine shows beautiful perfumes of Cabernet Franc, with violets and rose petal. The fruit is balanced, sweet, very fruity, just hinting at sold tannins.
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.