92–94. Barrel Sample. This is a fruity, wonderfully stylish wine. It has already developed impressive balance between fruit and structure. It has ample acidity and a layer of dark tannins that promise successful aging for the future.
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.