91-93 Barrel sample. A wine that hands well together, the spicy wood in balance with the sweet fruit. The acidity is a late extra to this wine, but the tannins give the right promise of aging.
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.