92–94. Barrel Sample. An explosion of fruit on the nose gives this wine a wonderfully fresh character and tropical fruitiness. The wine is bright and full of dense pineapple and apricot flavors, with ample 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.