92-94 Barrel sample. Big black currant fruits, good balancing tannins, with herbs and a touch of mint. This wine has a whole panoply of flavors that are already blending together well. The acidity sets the seal .
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.