93–95. Barrel Sample. This is a mineral wine, with black cherry and plum fruits that are sustained by acidity. The wine is taut and nervy, as well as complex and concentrated. A very fine wine that will certainly age.
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.