89-91 A black, dense wine which shows how ripe the tannins were in Saint-Estèphe in 2003. Powerful and intense it reveals layers of wood and spicy fruits.
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.