89–91. Barrel Sample. Ripe and soft, this Grand Cru Classé is a dense wine. It is full of berry fruits that are layered with acidity, giving the wine a fresh lift. It does have some aging potential.
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.