91–93. Barrel sample. This wine is rich, with delicious fruitiness, as well as ripe black fruits. With all this opulence, however, there is also great freshness and crispness that comes from the Cabernet in the blend.
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.