93–95. Barrel Sample. This dense wine is poised between rich botrytized fruit and fresh acidity. The structure of the wine and the dry core certainly suggest the potential for it to age 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.