89-91 Barrel sample. Ripe, juicy fruit flavors of packed jelly and black fruit give this wine an initial lift. Tense tannins give the wine a dry feel, which comes through on finish.
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.