89-91 Barrel sample. This micro-property, vinified by Jean-Luc Thunevin, has produced a huge, dense wine, powered by dark tannins. It's impressive, even if it has little connection with Margaux.
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.