94–96. Barrel Sample. This is a richly styled white, with great acidity as well as apricot and white peach fruits. The wine is shot through with grapefruit, lemon and a steely mineral texture.
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.