89–91. Barrel Sample. This is a lively, fruity wine with a background of dry botrytis. It has a tangy, lemon zest edge that gives it a crisp character, finishing with a light touch.
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.