86-88 Barrel sample. Firmly tannic with plenty of extract, high toast over the solid texture. A wine that has been too heavily worked at by the winemaker.
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.