93–95. Barrel Sample. Concentrated and powerful, this shows that the vintage can produce fine wines. It is structured and solid, balanced by rich black fruits. The combination brings out a great balance, and promises to mature well.
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.