This is a ripe, full wine with swathes of delicious red fruits coupled with intense acidity and a core of firm tannins. Richly fruity, it's an exuberant wine that bursts from the glass. Working from vineyards between Beaujeu and Villié-Morgon in the family for more than 100 years, producer Jean-Paul Dubost says “wine is never made by chance.”
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.