Tight and firm, this is a solid and structured wine. While it has all the generosity of a Chambolle, it also has fine tannins, dark fruits and a strong line in acidity. Smoky and dense, it will age well; drink from 2018.
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.