89-91 Barrel sample. A wine that has all the grace of Château Margaux, but just a hint of depth and power. The tannins stay soft, there are hints of spice and a distinct 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.