92-94 Barrel sample. A beautifully perfumed wine, lively and spicy, with impressive density. It is also fruity, with blackberry juice around the perfumed core. It finishes with a touch of minerality.
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.