Big, bold and fruity, this is a wine with all the generosity and power of Grand Cru Gevrey-Chambertin. It is ripe, with forward fruits and a polished texture but there is still a firm bite of tannin underneath. Drinkable now, but it should age.
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.