90–92. Barrel Sample. This wine is balanced, light and fragrant. Flavors of honey and sweet apricot harmonize with plenty of acidity. This is already an approachable, attractive wine.
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.