From grapes close to Volnay, this is a ripe, strawberry jam and red-plum-flavored wine. It has soft tannins, juicy acidity and an attractive, perfumed aftertaste. Drink now.
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.