90–92. Barrel Sample. A ripe and juicy wine with generous fruit touched by only the lightest of tannins. The fruit-forward nature of this wine carries through to the rich finish.
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.