93–95. Barrel Sample. This is a fine wine, full of dark tannins and rich plum fruit. It is solidly constructed, full of fresh fruit while also hinting at a more opulent future.
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.