91—93 Barrel sample A new acquisition by Christian Moeuix of Pétrus, nearly 10 acres close to the church in the heart of Pomerol. It is a soft wine, more about ripe, rich Merlot, very generous, the black fruit a burst of liveliness.
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.