Big and powerful, this is a rich, concentrated expression of ripe Gamay. The black plums and cherries are mouthfilling, almost sweet, with tannins that show generosity as well as structure. Age for 1–2 years.
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.