94-96 Barrel sample. A wine that is so concentrated and dense, spiked with acidity, dry botrytis and soft final fruit. It is definitly rich, not essentially sweet, but a power-packed 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.