91–93. Barrel Sample. This is a truly herbaceous wine, although it also has fine sliced apple and white peach flavors. The combination, along with the ample acidity and minerality, results in a fine, balanced 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.