A big, burly wine, it fruit bursting out of the tannins. It has sweetness, ripe fruits and a fine, juicy character. What it does lack is the over-arching structure of the best Morgon, but the compensation is the delicious fruit.
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.