91-93 Barrel sample. Lively acidity in a wine that is fresh despite its rich yellow fruits. There is a wood element, but it goes well with the apricot juice and pink grapefruit character.
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.