91-93 Barrel sample. Spice and light wood flavors dominate this delicious, poised wine, but it also has dense fruit, some light marmalade and a bit of sweetness, but more in the way of dry botrytis.
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.