Poised between a rich, soft Pinot Noir and one with structure, this wine from a lesser-known premier cru is delicious. The fruits are restrained, but there is exuberance from the acidity, the fine tannins and the jammy finish. A wine that is evolving already, but will also age well.
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.