93-95 Barrel sample. Dark, balanced, but concentrated, a powerhouse of fruit and ripe spices. The tannins are in the same league, a wave of solid structure, giving support to the freshness of the final acidity.
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.