90–92. Barrel Sample. This is a creamy wine, with a touch of perfumed Muscadelle. It shows touches of tropical fruits as well as citrus, spice and a lively, bright aftertaste. It will be ready to drink from 2020.
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.