89-91 Barrel sample. Black colored wine. The harvest here finished in November, and the extra richness shows in the smooth, extracted caramel structure. But the delicious plum juice flavors are seductive.
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.