87-89 Barrel sample. This is a good value in Saint-Emilion, with the same winemaking team as Le Dôme. It is ripe, dense with high acidity and firm black fruit.
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.