88–90. Barrel Sample. This wine is firm and structured, with dry tannins. The base of full-bodied plum fruits rescues the dryness. Try it after 2025.
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.