92–94. Barrel Sample. This is a powerful wine that is full both of juicy black fruits and firm tannins. The structure is driving the richness of the wine, giving it the potential to age.
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.