92–94. Barrel Sample. Concentrated, rich, and packed with fine tannins, this is a ripe wine. It is already well balanced, bringing out fresh fruits with vibrant acidity. Good for the medium-term.
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.