90–92. Barrel sample. This is a fresh, juicy wine with intoxicatingly fragrant black currant notes. The palate is ripe with fruit, but balanced with bright acidity and a lingering, juicy aftertaste.
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.