96-98. An impressively powerful wine, its tannins dense, while still retaining softness. The wine has the acme of elegance, with its great Cabernet Sauvignon flavors (94%), while hinting at spice and tannins.
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.