92–94. Barrel Sample. This wine is dense, with weight and rich fruitiness. Along with these come tannins and a fine structure. It's dark and powerful as well as fruity. This is a success for the vintage.
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.