The Beaujolais appellation is the source of most Nouveau. But it also produces attractively fruity wines, full of cherries, that can be drunk over the two years following the harvest. Enjoy this wine this year.
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.