92-94 Barrel sample. Very dense, with plenty of new wood. The fruit is ripe, but moving towards elegance, keeping its richness in control. After, the fruit bursts in the mouth.
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.