94–96. Barrel Sample. The wine has big tannins and big fruits to match them, which should result in a wine that will age very well. It is rich and exuberant in ripe black fruits and opulence.
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.