90-92 Barrel sample. This has all the hallmarks of a solid Pauillac - the blackcurrant Cabernet fruits, the dark and dry tannins and a firm explosion of solid structure that goes deep down.
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.