Les Cras is a tiny, six-acre vineyard in Chambolle-Musigny. This wine from Bouchard Aîné has great fresh fruit flavors, a softness and charm that is all Chambolle. There are tannins, certainly, but they are tucked underneath the dominant fruit.
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.