90-92 Barrel sample. A charming wine that maybe lacks depth, but floats very attractively. The sweet fruits are approachable at this stage, although the acidity, more than the tannins, suggest ageability.
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.