In keeping with the modern, polished style that Chanson seems to have adopted, this is a ripe, new wood-flavored wine. But it doesn't lose the essential charm of Chambolle-Musigny, incorporating the firm tannins into a more sensuous web of fresh 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.