90-92 Barrel sample. Some austerity, but the depth of the fruit is the hallmark here, very solid, black plums and sweet, juicy tannins. There is some aging potential here.
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.