93–95. Barrel Sample. Ripe and juicy, this is a delicious wine. With its bold black fruits and balanced structure, it has all the makings of a ripe and generous yet crisp wine. There is a strong black-currant element here, while the wine finishes with a great lift of juicy 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.