90–92. Barrel sample. With warm, dusty aromas and tannins, this wine is quite firm and dry. It's serious in disposition and mineral driven, and packed with firm tannins on the 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.