95–97. Barrel Sample. Profiting from a superb year for Cabernet Franc, this wine has a wonderful perfumed character of exceptional black fruits. The wine is laced with tannins that flow strongly through the wine. It is serious, complex and ageworthy.
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.