91—93 Barrel sample. A big wine in all senses – big fruit, bit spice from the wood, but tannins. They all hang together, and come up with elegance as well as power.
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.