94–96. Barrel Sample. Here is a powerful, full-bodied wine that brings out the rich botrytis flavors of the year while also presenting bright, crisp acidity. The wine is concentrated, tight and fresh at the end.
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.