91-93 A powerful wine, its tannins very dark and dense. The wine has great spice, great concentration, a hugely dense character. There is a hard edge here, but the acidity gives a wonderful black currant aftertaste.
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.