93–95. Barrel Sample. Dry, firm and extracted, this is a tough call at the moment. But once you taste the ripe fruit that's under the dense structure, you know there will be plenty of good things for the future of this wine.
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.