87—89 Barrel sample. Full of the vibrant Merlot which is a hallmark of 2006. The wine adds to the fruit solid tannins and a dense structure.
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.