93–95. Barrel Sample. Warm, ripe and rich, this is a wine with weight, complexity and bright acidity. It's a rounded wine, with some strong wood flavors and a creamy texture that carries through to 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.