The density of a great grand cru from Gevrey-Chambertin is all here, magnified by the concentration of dark fruits and the firmest tannins. A powerful wine, it doesn't lose sight of ripe fruits, layered acidity and an edgy tannic structure on the finish.
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.