89–91. Barrel Sample. Perfumed and juicy, this wine has a fine balance between the structured tannins and delicious black-currant fruit. It has an open, generous character that promises positive aging through 2025 and possibly beyond.
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.