90–92. Barrel sample. This fresh, almost crisp wine exhibits vibrant black-currant acidity. It's fragrant and attractive—a very perfumed wine—showing the fruitiness of the year very well.
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.