89—91 Barrel sample. A delicious ripe wine, balanced with some fresh, crisp fruit. There are excellent fruit flavors and some lively acidity. The whole is packaged in a covering of light 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.