92-94 Barrel sample. Smooth, soft, this wine has dry tannins that are well integrated into the solid, dark fruit. A powerful wine, but one that hides its power well.
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.