89-91 Barrel sample. Produced by Jean-Luc Thunevin, this is, unsurprisingly, modern in style, very dense, rich and powerful. Super-ripe, but just hinting at restraint, with acidity on its finish.
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.